Supported Living and Outreach

Service: Supported Living and Outreach

Location: Varied across Warrington

Hours of Work: Part Time - up to 20 Hours

                          Full Time - up to 37.5 Hours plus sleeps

You will be required to work shift patterns that include evening, nights/sleeps and weekends on a rota basis

Rate of Pay: £7.83 rising to £8.00 after probation with future rises to £8.15 + depending on experience, qualifications and delivery of the organisational values

Experience/Qualifications Needed : You must hold a full clean driving license and be able to use your car for business purposes

WCL Support Worker Brief: 

Provide professional, high quality support people within their own home and other environments in a way which maximised their choice and independence; allowing them to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions while supporting and living out our Values within your role.

You will be required to deliver a person centred support to meet the care needs which included but are not limited to personal, practical, social and domestic support which is agreed within their individual plan while exemplifying best practice at all times. Support should promote the individual’s health and well-being and support them to be active members within their living environment and their local community.

The work will involve developing professional working relationships with families, colleagues, from WCL and other agencies. You will be responsible for completing relevant documentation for the people being supported compliance with guidance, statutory regulation and WCL policies and procedures.

Service Brief:

We are looking for enthusiastic colleagues to join our team in delivering support to individuals with learning disabilities across Warrington. This exciting new opportunity has arisen due to us successfully tendering for the work; we did this because as a local charity we seek opportunities to make a positive difference. This service will promote independence, enablement and inclusion. You will be supporting people who may be living in individual or shared supported tenancies or with parents or family carers.

You willbe working with our team of experienced support workers who provide high quality, effective and safe services that support people to lead their own lives in the community. Warrington Community Living has a strong emphasis on person centred approaches that deliver meaningful outcomes for individuals in line with the personalisation agenda. We want new colleagues who can demonstrate the ability to engage effectively with the people we support, their families, carers and a range of professionals.

The people you will be supporting will have a moderate, severe or profound learning disability and some may have additional conditions such as autism/aspergers, mental health conditions, physical disabilities, dementia or profound and multiple learning disabilities but most of all they will have individual personalities, life histories, skills, interests and hobbies. It will be your role is to get to know the person and support them to live a fulfilling and active life in a way they want.

You may be working in a group setting or delivering outreach we will work with your set of skills and preferences to offer you the position that best fits.

If you want to speak to someone about the Learning Disability Supported Housing and Outreach service and the post advertised please contact the manager Robert McGuire on 01925 246870

If you want to speak about the application process, want to request an application pack be sent to you or if you need any support completing your application form please contact our central office team.

Email: wecare@wcliving (please dont forget to include your address and contact details)

Phone: 01925 246 870

Alternatively you can download the application pack by clicking on the links below

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