Social Care

Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

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£8.36/hour At Mencap we work in partnership with people wi

We are looking for a Support Worker with experience of dealing with challenging behaviour to join our team in Sheffield.

We pride ourselves in recruiting in a person centered way where the people we support always have a say in who they want on their staff team. Their needs vary a great deal as do their likes and dislikes. They want people to support them who will encourage and develop their interests. so, if you are someone who enjoys one or more of the following:- music, theatre horse riding, swimming, going to the gym, motor sports, cars, football, super heroes or attending events such as concerts & WWE…

Shifts will be spread across days, evenings, weekends and bank holidays, as well as sleep-ins

What you should be able to bring to the role

– A positive 'can do' attitude
– A sense of humour
– A flexible approach
– The ability to work both as part of a team and on your own
– A strong value base
– Good communication skills, both verbal and written

What will you be expected to support people to do

– Maintain their personal hygiene
– Keep their house clean and tidy
– Develop hobbies and interests in their local community such as swimming, shopping, going to the gym, football, bowling, take breaks away, to name a few.
– Plan their menus, shopping and get involved in preparing and cooking their meals
– Keep healthy including medical appointments and assisting them in taking their medication
– Maintain records about their support

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