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2018-02-02 Home Care Job Title: Support Workers & Personal Assistants- 3 Prince of Wales Roa
Job Setting: Clients Home
Job Role: Carer / Support Worker
Date Posted: 03 Jan 2018
Job Location: Dorchester , Dorset
Company: Encompass (Dorset)
Salary: £7.50 - 8.00 per hour
Hours: Part Time
Contact Name: Samantha Clark
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Support Workers and Personal Assistants to join the team at one of our registered care home in Dorchester. 3POW has 8 beds for adults who have a learning disability and may have additional complex health needs
What does a Support Worker do?
A typical day
For Encompass Support Workers, every day really is different, with variety being more the rule than the exception.
Much of what our Support Workers get involved in is driven by the people we support, and in helping to ensure they are able to live with as much independence and choice as possible. Common tasks include supporting people to: –
Throughout all of this, the Person Centred Approach helps ensure that the people we support remain at the centre of everything we do.
Genuinely want to help people.
Be interested in how other people may be feeling.
Be sociable, enjoy spending time with others and look for opportunities to build relationships with people.
Be comfortable in assisting service users in new situations and meeting new people.
Remain calm under pressure, and be optimistic and positive.
Be keen to ask questions to understand the service user ' needs
Be reliable and conscientious, completing tasks and not leaving it for others.
Enjoy sharing knowledge to help
What do I get?
You'll be working with a fantastic team that is part of a company whose mission is to help their service users feel good about themselves and support their independence - more than they ever thought possible.
All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS.
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Encompass is a not-for-profit provider of specialist care and support