Activity Support Worker
The Care Hub
Burwash Common, East Sussex, United Kingdom
2d ago

Oakdown House ltd are recruiting for an Individual who is compassionate and hard working for our Activities support worker role to join our team in Burwash Common, East Sussex.

At Oakdown House we encourage all to achieve their goals and continue to develop their skills and knowledge. To have an open and honest culture, learning from our mistakes and striving to constantly improve our service and practice.

Oakdown House is situated in the quiet town of Burwash Common. It is a residential home for people with profound Physical / Learning Disability, epilepsy, challenging behaviour and has 3 units on site.

At Oakdown we provide a 'resident led' environment, encouraging, and always promoting independence. We are currently looking for a Activities support worker to support a gentleman with an aquired brain injury who is looking for 1 : 1 support for trips offsite.

This will include 'a lads day out' to the banger races, the pub for a pint and a game of pool, shopping and swimming. He enjoys being apart of a team and having task that gives him focus and direction.

  • This role has a requirement to be gender specific. We are offering : Contract offer;
  • Monday Swimming and Lunch out
  • Tuesday 9.30am - 13.30pm
  • Wednesday - Banger racing (Summer activity)
  • Sunday - 6 hours activity of own choice
  • Overtime is available and contract can be increased.
  • Competitive salary : £8.40 per hour week days / £17,631.20 per annum FTE (additional payment when NVQ Qualified).
  • Competitive annual leave allowance
  • Opportunity to take part in tremendous training & gain qualifications relevant to your role.
  • Inclusion in our pension scheme.
  • A very understanding, knowledgeable and supportive senior staff team Your responsibilities :
  • To provide a high quality of care and support for people with varying mental health illnesses, profound learning / physical disabilities, Epilepsy, autism and / or behaviours that may challenge.
  • To deliver the highest possible standards of care and support in a professional manner at all times. Skills / Experience Required :
  • NVQ / QCF in Health & Social Care Level 2 or more is desirable
  • A kind, resilient, compassionate, caring nature is essential and someone with the desire to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills Is able to work on their own initiative, but also in a team environment Advertised through Zoek e1b7020add634bcc8b970b76cf4407f75
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