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Support Workers for Kim

Plymouth

  • Part time
  • 2024-08-13
  • £12.10 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 080724-49346

We are building a team to support and encourage Kim to reach her full potential in life, to promote her independence and be strong when she needs you too. Kim is looking for females who have a firm but fair approach, are confident in being able to maintain boundaries and remain consistent even during tough times. Kim needs people who are versatile, who she can have a laugh with, have fun with, enjoy her interests with but who can also be direct and honest with her when needed, in a kind manner. Kim will have some difficult days so it is important that you are able to see passed this and remain committed to her. You will need to be self- motivated and able to use initiative, think on your feet. Kim needs people who can be patient and encouraging in their support of her. Most importantly you must be committed to supporting Kim to develop, achieve and grow, to have the best life she can. Family is important to Kim so you will need to support and encourage her to maintain healthy relationships with them whilst promoting her independence not to be heavily reliant on them. Kim enjoys playing pool, making models, music and doing creative activities Kim also enjoys DIY such as building furniture and fixing things. Kim will need positive encouragement and support to achieve daily tasks such as cooking, cleaning, personal care and attending appointments etc. You should be confident in using technology such as laptops, smart phones, word etc. We offer a full induction with ongoing personal and professional development training. We are an organisation recognised for our complete person centred approach and the difference we make to people’s lives.

Ideally you will:

  • Be reliable and flexible
  • Be someone who doesn’t give up easily
  • Be positive with a can do attitude
  • Be open minded and non-judgmental
  • Be confident and consistent
  • Be firm but fair
  • Be a good team player
  • Understand the importance of not taking things personally

Benefits:

  • We reward our staff with competitive salaries
  • We offer an Award Winning Pension Scheme
  • We have a company sick pay scheme
  • Excellent annual leave allowance, including top up pay
  • Critical Illness cover, reassurance when you need it the most
  • Life Insurance, reassurance for your family when they need it the most
  • A really good mandatory induction
  • Ongoing high quality training
  • Career development opportunities
  • A real chance to make a difference to someone’s life

Does the job role include personal care?: No

Working Patterns:

Day shifts, possible Sleepovers in the future

(Salary Under Review)

Essential details:

Essential for this job:

These positions have a “genuine occupational requirement” covered under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore only applicants from females can be considered.

You must be comfortable with lone working

Must be a holder of a valid driver's licence

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share our commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment, including obtaining references and DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance. A DBS check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered a position with Beyond Limits, the cost of which will be to the employee, however, this will be returned after successful completion of probation period (6 months).

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Job location

Plymouth
Devon

Job category

Care / support worker, Home care / Domiciliary care, Learning disabilities, Mental health, Supported living

Profile

Beyond Limits Beyond Limits

Type of organisation

Private

Sector

Health and social care

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