Supply Care Support
Closing date: Sunday, 5th Apr 2020
Salary: £10.50 per hour/£11.00 per hour Waking Night
Hours: Weekdays/Weekends (days/evenings/nights)
DBS: Enhanced with adult and child barring
Henshaws Specialist College in Harrogate is a transformational place. Through our personalised approach to education, learning and care we empower young people aged 16-25 living with a disability to progress and live life the way they want.
Henshaws Housing & Support enables people of all ages living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to live more independently. Whether in one of our houses, or in their own home, we provide support so that people can build skills, make their own choices and be part of their local community; develop connections and lead a more fulfilling life.
Henshaws is looking to appoint caring and enthusiastic Supply Care Support Staff to work across our College and Housing & Support based in Harrogate and Knaresborough
To work when required, as part of a team of staff across our college campus and housing & support service providing care and learning support for our students and service users; including support with their personal care needs and enthusiastically encouraging development of independence and living skills.
Key responsibilities will include:
Ensure that the learning needs of the students are met as directed by education staff and work with tutors and other college staff to support the students within their lessons.
To provide support for students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties (BESD) who may exhibit behaviours of concern
Carry out the care requirements for each student as directed on their individual care and support plan. This may involve intimate personal care, feeding (potentially PEG feeding), toileting.
Housing & Support:
To enable service users to lead valued lifestyles.
To support service users to make positive choices and to respect those choices.
To develop opportunities for service users to acquire new skills and develop existing ones.
To develop opportunities for service users to be actively involved in the local community and to develop relationships and interests, as they desire.
To uphold Henshaws values of Informed, Sharing, Proactive, Inspiring, Compassionate and Empowering.
The ideal candidate will possess:
Willingness to assist with any personal care requirements as needed
Willingness to support in a way that promotes independence and development
The ability to keep calm under pressure when dealing with challenging behaviours
NVQ 2/Diploma in Health and Social Care or a willingness to undertake the Diploma in Health and Social Care after initial induction
Closing date Monday 6th April 2020 – 12 Noon
To gain a full understanding of the role please read the job description and person specification available on-line at www.henshaws.org.uk or contact the HR department on 01423 814510.
Henshaws Society for Blind People aims to employ a diverse workforce and is committed to equality of employment and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. This role may require an enhanced DBS check, please refer to the job description for further details. Registered Charity No: 221888