Support Worker – Saint John of God Hospitaller Services – Darlington

Saint John of God Hospitaller Services

At Lindisfarne we provide 24-hour care and support people with physical disabilities. Our aim is to make sure this is not just a place to live but is a home, and the people living here are encouraged and enabled to make their own choices and decisions in as many aspects of their lives as they can and wish to.

The charity is seeking to recruit full or part time Support Workers (working nights) to assist in providing 24-hour care and support to adults with learning and physical disabilities. The role of the Support Worker is to enable each person using the service to lead a fulfilling and independent life according to individual needs and choices. 

Essential Criteria: 

An ability to demonstrate the core values of the Charity

NVQ2 in care (or willingness to attain)

Ability to respond to guidance and direction

Experience of working with vulnerable adults

Experience of developing personal care plans

Good communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team

Able to provide personal care

Able to work flexible hours and sleep-ins

Participate where necessary in social activities, outings/holidays with people using the service

Maintain confidentiality, honesty, and reliability

Non-discriminatory and respect for cultural and religious heritage of all people

  Benefits and Rewards:

Annual leave entitlement of 33 days (pro-rata) including bank and public holidays

Employee Assistance Programme

Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme

Health Cash Plan

Bike to Work Scheme

We are an equal opportunities employer

Excellent training and development opportunities

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