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Silver Birch is an award winning charity and social enterprise who are seeking a dynamic individual to join our successful and multi-talented team. The ideal candidate should possess the necessary skills to oversee teams of adults with additional support needs, sometimes dealing with challenging situations.
Applicants will ideally have some experience of working within a learning disability focused environment and have the ability to demonstrate independent working as part of their day to day role.
The successful candidate should be a proactive individual, an effective communicator and possess the necessary skills to enhance a well performing team.
Full training and induction will be provided to the successful candidate.
Post is dependent on successful completion of a three month probationary period and enrolment in the PVG Scheme.
As a Support Worker you will join our well-established teams working with people to provide high quality individualised support to adults and young people who have a range of support needs or disabilities. Successful candidates will have a positive attitude and commitment towards making a difference to the lives of the people we support, with experience in social care desirable.
On a day to day basis we support people with all aspects of their lives including personal care, taking care of their home and finances as well as developing and maintaining full and active participation in the community. A commitment to a person-centred approach is essential and experience of working with people with learning disabilities is desirable.
Applicants must be prepared to work flexibly as part of the team to meet the needs of the people we support with shifts including evenings, weekends and overnight responsibilities including sleepovers and waking nights in most circumstances.
Key provides excellent professional supervision, support and training, including access to the SVQ Framework and a chance to really make a difference to people’s lives.
If you would like to get involved in support work but cannot commit to a contract because you have other commitments, then there are opportunities to join our register of relief workers who provide support based on their availability.