Waymarks is a charity and specialist provider of supported living for people with mild- moderate learning disabilities and complex histories. We support people to live independently whilst maintaining their safety and the safety of others. We believe that people with complex histories often require support to build relationships and improve the quality of their day to day life.
We're looking for someone to take a Senior Specialist Support role in XXXXXXX where we support someone with complex needs and who requires specialist, personalised support services both in their home and out and about in their community.
This is an exciting role ideally for an experienced support worker looking to take on more responsibility.
You'll take a lead role in building positive relationships, be a motivating influence, and help the person you support develop their skills. Most importantly you'll be supporting someone to live safely in the community and making an enormous difference to someone's life. We're looking for someone who is flexible, adaptable and is motivated to help others.
You will be responsive to the needs of the person you support and you will understand equal opportunities and its importance. You will be interested in learning about specialist support and enjoy being part of a core team around the person you'll be supporting.
You'll be keen to look for opportunities to increase the quality of life for the people you support and want to help people to reach their goals.
Other key info: The person has waking night support.
Your role and duties will be:
introduce the people we support to community facilities, clubs etc.
We’re looking for someone who is:
In return, we offer;
Positive about Disabled People
Waymarks value the diversity of all its employees. As a commitment to supporting disabled applicants and employees, we have been awarded the Positive about Disabled People symbol by Jobcentre Plus. This means:
This work is interesting, often fascinating. It is rewarding, tiring, thought-provoking, satisfying and stimulating and is always fresh. You will work with a dedicated and warm group of people who have committed to this field and who have significant experience and who want you to succeed.
Apply now, if this description ticks your boxes!