In 1995 Lifeways opened its first location for people with complex needs. Over 25 years later and we've grown to become the UK's largest supported living specialist and are proud to help almost 5,000 people to live more fulfilling, independent lives.
Our commitment is to provide extraordinary support that creates life-changing outcomes for people with complex needs. We do this through our stability, our local teams, our strong relationships, and our shared focus on quality and reassurance.
To work on an ad hoc/as and when basis - these roles are vital to the smooth running of our service
You love going the extra mile for people to make them feel valued and respected!!! You go out of your way to help your friends and relatives, and believe that you could extend this to other people!!! You enjoy helping people no matter how small!!! It's important for you to work with a friendly team caring for others!!!
Does this sound like you? Do you feel that you're a naturally genuine and caring person? YES!!!!! then a job as a Bank Support Worker with Lifeway's may just be up your street.
Lifeway's is a national, innovative and growing provider of support in community settings for people physical and learning disabilities. Our services include respite and short breaks, supported living and residential care.
We are currently looking Sessional/Bank Support Workers to become part of our established team at our service in Welton Lincs
You will be working as part of a team of support staff working on a shift pattern rota basis supporting a Male Service users who is in his mid twenties who requires care 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
The shift pattern will be on a early and late shift basis with sleep ins.
You will need a minimum of one years' support worker experience and will also be required to administer medication when trained to do so.
You will also be required to provide personal care support to our male service user so experience of this is essential.
The person we support is non verbal and relies on the support team to communicate with him in a way that he understands.
You will need to be vigilant, calm, caring and patient at all times when supporting him at his home and out in the community.
The person we support has a variety of activities he enjoys out in the community and with his family who live close by and he is very active and also enjoys long walks so you must be physically fit to ensure you can support him on these walks and activities.
You will need to possess excellent communication skills and be able to confidently and professionally liaise with his family and other members of his core team to ensure you support him effectively.
A driver is preferred for this position and there is parking at the person we support's home but there is a good bus service route through Welton from Market Rasen to Lincoln on a frequent basis.
You will be supported throughout your time with our company by our friendly and supportive staff and management, and will receive additional training tailored to the needs of the customer(s) you support.
Lifeway's provide their employees with local work, employee supervision and recognition, and other benefits.
We are expanding and as such provide long term career prospects for anyone seeking a career with development opportunities.
If you are interested then please apply, and forward your cv to Tracy Fisher, Regional Recruitment Coordinator on the apply link below.