Support Worker - Norwich City Centre

Location: Norwich
Job Type: Temporary
Salary: Paid Weekly
Reference: J9975
Contact Name: Rosie Branford
Support Worker - - Norwich City Centre

Gap healthcare are currently recruiting for an experienced Support Worker to join the team, working days in Norwich City Centre on a full-time permanent basis.

This position is for a Learning Disabilities Residential Service and the successful candidate will be assisting service users with a range of Learning Disabilities, helping to promote independence and build positive.


Main Responsibilities:

• Helping Service Users to maintain all aspects of their domestic lives.
• Facilitating socialisation and social activities e.g. visiting family/friends, walks, cinema/theatre, meals out.
• Liaise with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each service user.
• To empathise and actively listen in a sensitive manner accessing appropriate additional support where necessary.
• To ensure that service users maintain their independence, privacy and high standard of living.

Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude:

• Minimum 6 months of experience in working as a Support Worker/Carer.
• An understanding of the needs of adults with learning disabilities who are vulnerable within society.
• Good verbal and written communication skills.
• Observant and sensitive to a Service User's needs.
• Ability to work autonomously and productively as part of a team.
• Knowledge of food hygiene/manual handling/health & safety standards and practices.
• A current Enhanced Adult and Child Workforce DBS.

Location: Norwich City Centre, Norfolk
Shift: Days (an alternative position is available on nights)
Pay: Competitive rates of pay starting at £8.30ph


If this sounds like the job for you, help us make a difference to someone`s life today and apply online or call Rosie at gap healthcare on 01603 917922. Better yet, come into our office for a chat - the kettle is always on!


This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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