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Support Worker

  • Beyond Limits
  • Plymouth, Devon
  • Permanent
  • Up to £12.10 per hour + On description
  • Carer for Kim
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Job Overview

No Sponsorship available for this position (as part-time only)

Kim is a young lady looking to build a strong team to support and encourage her to reach her full potential in life. If you have a sense of humour and a firm but fair approach, she's looking for you.

Essential for this role:

Holder of a valid full UK drivers licence and the ability to drive

Must be comfortable with lone working

Date Applications Close: 21/04/2024

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.

This position has a 'genuine occupational requirement' covered under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore only applications from females are requested.

Kim needs people 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

About us

Beyond Limits provides bespoke support and assisted living for people with mental health issues, learning disabilities, brain injury, autism and other social and emotional needs. We specialise in working with people who are leaving long-term institutional care settings such as hospital or group residential care and need support to live independently.

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