Personal Development Worker

  • Location:

    Blantyre, South Lanarkshire

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Sue McMillan

  • Contact email:

    sue.mcmillan@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/544775

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-11

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Role: Personal Development Worker - Permanent
Salary: £19,461.00 per annum
Location: Blantyre

Search Consultancy is seeking Personal Development Workers to work on a permanent basis (37.5hrs per week) to provide the highest quality of care and support to our client's service which supports a young adult in Blantyre.

The role of the Personal Development Worker is an opportunity for a pro-active support worker, working at a senior level to join an evolving Care Company. We are looking for dedicated and empathic people for this service as this young adult has complex needs, autism; he is non verbal and can have behaviours that challenge.

Responsibilities include following a robust care plan, providing personal care, 1-2-1 support and in some cases 2-2-1 support, medication management and helping with day-to-day tasks. To ensure that safe, effective, caring, responsive and well lead support and care is delivered at all times. Above all, ensure person-centred support is at the heart of everything you do.

Attributes we are looking for:
* Be calm and resilient in their approach
* Be physically fit due to the activities engaged in with the service user
* Be kind, caring and strive to provide the highest level of care and support possible to a vulnerable individual
* The ability to lone work and as part of a wider team


Due to the nature of the role, a minimum 1 years' experience in care is essential and experience with challenging behaviours, autism and/or learning disabilities is also essential. SSSC Registration will be required, in addition to a driving licence essential for this post due to the requirements of the service user.

If you have a strong, professional background, and have strength of character then please do get in touch to discuss this opportunity further!
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