Support Worker

Recruiter
Mencap
Location
Cornwall
Salary
GBP7800 Per Annum GBP7.50 per hour + benefits
Posted
10 May 2017
Expires
17 May 2017
Contract Type
Permanent

We are currently recruiting for support staff to join our supported living service in Altarnun, Cornwall. We provide 24 hour support with sleep-ins for two gentleman living with learning disabilities who are in their 40's.

Both gentlemen are non verbal , one of them uses some signs and pictures and likes trains, watching people, being involved in cooking and baking, music and watching TV.

The other gentleman loves to be out, going for walks on the moor or beach, he goes horse riding and to the hydro therapy pool. He also loves his sensory room and cups of tea.

The work will include dealing with challenging behaviours, medication administration, personal care, cooking, shopping, going out for walks, horse-riding and visiting the hydro-pool. For this reason, applicant will need to have a full driving licence.

Ideally applicants will be open minded, easy going, ready to up and go, be an outdoor person, creative and calm. If this describes you then we would really love to hear from you.

ID number: 8018