Learning Disabilities Support Worker

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
Pay
£ 19000 - 22000 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 Feb 2020
Closes
10 Aug 2020

Job Description


We are pleased to offer a fantasic new role for our client based in London, who are looking for a Learning Disabilities Support Worker.

Job Summary
The Support Worker will work as part of a team enabling people with learning disabilities and complex needs to settle into their new flats in the community. You will support the person/s to adjust and to build skills that enable them to live as independently as possible. You will support the person/s to develop and expand their life skills so that they can lead full and active lives within the community.

Skills and Experience:

The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Person Centred Working and experience of working with challenging behaviours.
  • Flexible in approach to the needs of person(s) being supported, enabling them to take control of their lives.
  • Experience of working with adults with complex needs, which may include learning disability, autistic spectrum condition, complex challenging behaviour.
  • Experience of enabling person/s to develop the skills and confidence needed to live as independently as possible is essential
  • Experience of identifying the support needs and developing and implementing individualised support plans to meet their needs.

If interested, please get in touch via contact details provided or click "Apply" to forward an up to date copy of your CV and ideally with a cover letter.

Ref: 5660

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