Social Care, Health Care

Support Worker

  • Croydon
  • £8.50
  • Frontier Support

THE COMPANY

Frontier Support resolve people problems by providing imaginative, specialist care and support to people with a variety of needs including Learning Disabilities, Autism, Aspergers, Epilepsy, Mental & Physical Health issues and Challenging Behaviour.  We do this in their homes and we’ve been working in this way across London and the South East since 2006. We love what we do and our aim is to help the people we support to live active and socially inclusive lives incorporating supported employment, life skills such as managing their own money, cooking and doing their food shopping and a range of leisure activities from sewing to sky diving. We are experts in care and support for vulnerable adults. We are registered with and regulated by the Care and Quality Commission (CQC) and were last inspected in 2016 when we were rated as Good.

 

 

THE ROLE

Frontier Support are recruiting Support Workers to provide support to Adult with Learning Disabilities in Croydon.
The role involves:
  • Promoting Independence
  • Developing skills and abilities
  • To advocate for service users
  • To aid integration and increase social value
  • To raise profile in community and by example give positive feedback
  • To be a role model for appropriate behaviour
 
 

 

THE CANDIDATE

 
It is desirable that candidates:
  • Have previous experience of caring for adults with disabilities and have a related NVQ Level 2 or be working towards gaining this.
  • Have the ability to participate in developing and implementing both clinical and genetic risk assessments
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to communicate with service users with communication difficulties.
  • Are able to work flexibly and at times work unsocial hours.  
  • Are able to manage time effectively
  • Work in a way that places the service user first, and has the greatest regard for their choices, abilities and wishes.
 
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