Almond Care is an award winning, specialist, UK provider of complex care in the home; working with adults and children to support them in leading an independent lifestyle of their choice.
We are specifically recruiting Support Workers in Birmingham, to support a client living in a supported living environment. The role involves supporting a client with emotional and behavioural difficulties who presents behaviours that challenge. You will be working alongside another support worker in the role and will be supported by a clinical team to meet the needs of the client.
Please note this role involves day and night shifts, including weekend work.
Your responsibilities will include being responsible as a member of a team for direct day to day care of the client acting as a positive role model and ensuring their physical, social and emotional needs are being met whilst being flexible, dynamic and engaged in supporting the client.
You will proactively encourage the client to participate in a variety of opportunities that are healthy, meaningful and give them a sense of achievement and builds their self-esteem. This will include supporting them to develop life and independence skills.
You will actively contribute to care plans, share in report writing and monitoring and participate in housekeeping duties and work in a positive, respectful and empowering way with the client in order to promote good relationships and encourage achievement and development.
You will work in line with policies and procedures, CQC Standard Frameworks, and maintain high professional standards at all time.
You will work directly with the client, their family, social workers, and other relevant people where appropriate.
Are you what Almond Care is looking for?
Our ideal candidate will be a flexible and compassionate individual, looking for a career in care and able to demonstrate a passion for the role. Full training will be provided for the role. Applicants should have at least 1 year of experience in supporting clients with behaviours that challenge.
Almond Care believes in nurturing our exceptional team and so if you are successful in joining us, you’ll be benefiting from:
- 210 hours annual leave (pro rata)
- Ongoing support from our senior clinical team
- Opportunities for further training
- Full training and support within your role
- Opportunity to gain NVQ Level 3 and Care Certificate
- Regular team meetings
- Outstanding career development opportunities
- An opportunity to work for an expanding, forward thinking company
All applicants are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure.
This position will involve supporting an adult client.
We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this vacancy. If you are not selected for this position, your CV will be kept on file and you may be contacted for other suitable roles in the future.