Location: Jesmond, Newcastle upon Tyne
The successful candidate will be qualified in BSL level 1, 2 or 3, however they are also currently offering this opportunity to experienced support workers who are ready to take that next step in to a new challenge willing to complete this qualification alongside the role. Our clients main priority for this job role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes that match their own! Above all our client is looking for someone that shares thier values including:
- a commitment to quality and being the best we can
- providing excellent care and support to all of our residents
- showing dignity and respect to the people that they will be working with
- working well together as part of our team.
As part of the team you will be supporting our clients residents with hearing impairments with their ongoing development and daily living. Ensuring their residents needs are met by following support plans and providing individuals with practical and emotional care enabling further independence and achieving positive outcomes.
Residents communicate through BSL, VOCA’s, word boards, print symbols and pictures. Successful candidates will encourage and promote effective communication for all our residents.
You will encourage and support their residents to carry out all daily household tasks such as shopping, cooking tidying and washing. Successful candidates will support with administration of medications and some personal care tasks. There are also times when their residents will need support with managing behaviours of concern. Where there are training needs identified these will be provided.
Residents are encouraged to be part of the community and staff support them to access social events and activities such as the local pub, deaf community groups, bowling and swimming to name but a few.
Our Client is one of the largest regional charities supporting people with a range of learning and physical needs. They take a person centred, flexible approach to the care and support they provide.
They work towards excellence every day and our team members are committed to delivering the very best outcomes for the people they support. Our dynamic and flexible service is tailored to the specific needs of the individual, making it easier to live, learn and be part of a world adapting to change.
Why Work for our client
Our Client encourages career development and progression. They run a robust training programme and also have development opportunities across the wider Foundation.
We also offer the following benefits to staff:
- Access to a rewards scheme designed to save money on shopping
- Contributory Pension Scheme. (Contributions can be matched up to 5%.)
- Induction and ongoing training.
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Cycle to Work Scheme.
- Wellbeing support (including occupational health, physio services and counselling services)
If this is for you and you think you have what it takes to join their team we would love to hear from you! If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Our client is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. Applicants should be aware that the post will only be offered to successful candidates subject to an Enhanced DBS check as well as other employment clearances.