Do you agree that every person is unique and requires differing levels of support and that support should be delivered in a way that best reflects their individual needs? If you can answer yes to this question, then a career with Dirextions may be for you!
Dirextions is always looking to recruit like-minded people into our wider existing team who share our vision, values, can be motivated, caring, compassionate and committed to providing the very best support to the individuals who use our services.
You will be perfect for our team if you are resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of the individuals that we support and can work using your initiative in sometimes challenging yet rewarding circumstances.
As a support worker for Dirextions you will be providing emotional and practical support to individuals across our service who may be leaving care, have additional needs, for example, a learning disability, autism, mental health needs, challenging behaviour and/or complex health needs.
You will assist them in developing valuable independent living skills. You will follow a detailed and regularly updated individual support plan and provide individuals with support to access activities and learning opportunities of their choice, maintaining and enhancing their local community presence and supporting with practical tasks as identified.
All successful applicants will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service Check, the cost of which will be met by Dirextions.
Dirextions is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications.
If you would like to find out more or want to talk about specific vacancies and opportunities near you, please contact us!
Dirextions is an innovative provider of bespoke social care solutions and support to organisations and individual’s.
We offer individual person-centred support for the individual’s that we support and ensure that the support we offer and deliver is responsive to change in need, without unnecessary delay. Due to the nature of the support we deliver, the requirements of support can be varied.
Overall Purpose of the Role
Working in partnership with the Registered Manager you will ensure you are solely focused on the individual that you are supporting, attempting to achieve the highest possible standards, whilst complying with all current government legislation and working within industry guidelines and recommendations.
For this particular role as a Support Worker, you will be an approachable and a responsible role model for individual’s who reside in the Lancashire area.
You will be an effective team player with comprehensive communications skills and the ability to understand the significance of feeding back information.
You will demonstrate the ability to maintain positive outcomes for the individuals who use the service whilst encouraging safe relationships, tenancy maintenance and outcome-focused goals.
The post holder will be required to hold at least a Level 2 NVQ/QCF in Adult Health and Social Care and 2 years’ experience in a supporting capacity.