Hays Social Care are looking for Learning Disability support workers in the Bolton area!
Hays Social Care are looking for temp 2 perm Support Workers within the Bolton area!
The service is a single tenancy service that supports a young man with a diagnosis of ASC, severe learning disabilities and epilepsy. The young man is supported on a 2:1 basis, he is non – verbal and has very limited receptive and expressive language. The young man relies heavily on visual cues to make sense of his surroundings.
The individual loves Disney films and will spend a lot of time watching TV and using his tablet. He also loves completing jigsaws, playing with building bricks and completing cleaning tasks. You can expect to be out and about in the community with the service user. Some regular activities that the service user enjoys engaging in include swimming, walks in the park, cycling, bowling and going out for meals.
If you are working at the service, you will be expected to develop a strong and lasting relationship with the young man. It is vital to encourage him and prompt him when necessary. You will be required to complete daily records, including service user portfolios, log books and behaviour monitoring forms.
There is a possibility that the individual may display challenging, it is important to judge the situation and act accordingly. There is a small aspect of personal care in this role, the individual may need encouraging or prompting e.g. (shaving).
The shift patterns include earlies (8am-4pm), lates (3:30pm-10:30pm) or long day with sleeps. You will be required to work some weekends which are paid at a enhanced rate of 25%.
The service is really easily accessible via both car and public transport. It is a short walk from the nearest bus stop and around 10 minutes to the nearest train station.
We are looking for individuals who have learning disability experience. Training is also desired but not essential as this can be provided.
Company benefits include:
If you think you are suitable for this role, please get in touch!
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