Support Worker in Tameside - Denton
Turning Point
Denton, UK
5d ago

Support Worker in Tameside - Denton

Contract type : full-time 37 or 45 hours per week / part-time / bank

Salary : GBP 15,797 based on 37 hours / GBP 19,212 based on 45 hours / GBP 8.21 per hour

Do you have a compassionate and caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no 2 days are the same?

Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing personal care to adults who need your support?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would LOVE to receive your CV.

At Turning Point we support people with Learning Disabilities and we believe that by inspiring people to achieve their own goals, live the life they want, with who they want to live with and within their chosen community, we can make a real difference to those we support.

Where will I be working?

Our services in Denton - Tameside provide a 24 hour supported living facilities in providing care for adults with Learning Disabilities and additional health issues.

We endeavour to create positive family relationships offering a good circle of support. There is a strong focus on supporting individuals' lives in a person centred way which includes various activities, shopping, managing own budgets and cooking.

We tailor our services to enable people to be as independent as possible.

What will I be doing?

This is a hands-on job in which no two days are the same. Your duties will include

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Promoting the independence of people we support

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Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out, accessing the community

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Arranging activities in the home and in the local community

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Developing residents' life skills and personal interests

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Helping residents stay safe and healthy

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Personal care, manual handling & helping with medication

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Ensuring record keeping is maintained to the required standard at all times and contributing to service monitoring requirements.

What skills and qualities do I need to have?

Whilst knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be beneficial, it isn't essential. What is essential is that you are

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Passionate, caring and enthusiastic

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Flexible, patient and non-judgemental

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A great team player with lots of energy

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Able to demonstrate good communication skills

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Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling where needed.

Shift Patterns

This is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will be working a range of shifts from 7 00 / 8 : 00 am to 2 00 / 3 : 00pm and 2 00 / 3 : 00 pm to 9 00 / 10 : 00pm, waking nights and weekends.

Please note that working hours may vary from service to service.

And what benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days.Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work / life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.
  • Why Turning Point?

    We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values.

    These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.

    Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services - and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives -

    here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job we offer you a career.

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