The measure of intelligence is the ability to change

Working for Adolphus Care is unique. Demands are high, but then the challenges are exceeded by the rewards.  We seek people with initiative that are able to work on their own or as part of a team to care and support for our vulnerable service users and report competently in a clear and concise manner.

Our service users can be difficult and demanding in a variety of ways. This may be by means of psychological, sexual or criminal behaviour.  We provide team support to deal with unusual issues that invariably arise.  Our training is of quality and comprehensive nature including sessions on autism, BILD Accredited Restraint, Conflict Resolution and epilepsy to name a few.

Our pay reflects the demands on our team so if you are up for a challenge please have a look at our current vacancies:

Current Vacancies

Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Support Worker

Job Description

At Adolphus Care we aspire to build a model of excellence in Health and Social Care, offering a supportive environment where fresh thinking and independence are encouraged. We work with individuals who may challenge in a variety of ways.

We are seeking a Support Worker who shares our passion and vision, with the talent and experience to deliver quality outcomes. Applications are invited from individuals who are experienced in providing care/support to people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues. You should possess an enthusiasm for empowering individuals in the pursuance of housing, educational, leisure and job related activities.

In your role as a Support Worker you will enable service users to live with a maximum of choice and independence as well as participating in a wide range of community based activities and employment designed to meet their individual needs.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Person

You must possess sound knowledge of the needs of people who have learning disabilities, autism, mental health issues and behaviours that challenge in a variety of ways.

Ability to assist service users in accessing community resources and activities identified as part of their Person Centred Plan.

The ability to communicate and consult effectively with service users, staff, multi- agencies and management.

Experience with working within a team, the ability to work under pressure, proactively and the ability to think on your feet is vital you should also be available to work shifts and sleep-ins (where applicable).

Qualifications and Skills

A good knowledge of both written and spoken English is required. Some computer literacy is preferred.

You should be willing to constructively key work with individuals in persuit of their personal goals.

Candidates should be willing to complete up to NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

Competency assessment to be completed on the day of interview.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Mental Health & Learning Disability Waking Night Support Worker

Job Description

At Adolphus Care we aspire to build a model of excellence in Health and Social Care, offering a supportive environment where fresh thinking and independence are encouraged. We work with individuals who may challenge in a variety of ways.

We are seeking a Waking Night Support Worker who shares our passion and vision, with the talent and experience to deliver quality outcomes. Applications are invited from individuals who are experienced in providing care/support to people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health issues. You should possess an enthusiasm for empowering individuals in the pursuance of housing, educational, leisure and job related activities.

In your role as a Support Worker you will enable service users to live with a maximum of choice and independence as well as participating in a wide range of community based activities and employment designed to meet their individual needs.

Responsibilities and Duties

The Person

You must possess sound knowledge of the needs of people who have learning disabilities, autism, mental health issues and behaviours that challenge in a variety of ways.

Ability to assist service users in accessing community resources and activities identified as part of their Person Centered Plan.

The ability to communicate and consult effectively with service users, staff, multi- agencies and management.

Experience with working within a team, the ability to work under pressure, pro-active and the ability to think on your feet is vital you should also be available to work shift work and sleep-ins (where applicable).

Qualifications and Skills

A good knowledge of both written and spoken English is required. Some computer literacy is preferred.

You should be willing to constructively key work with individuals in pursuit of their personal goals.

Candidates should be willing to complete up to NVQ/QCF Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)

Competency assessment to be completed on the day of interview.

Job Type: Full-time Waking Night Staff

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