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Support Worker Substance misuse

Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom, £ £ - Annual Annual, Permanent


Support Worker (Substance misuse)

Salary - Discussed at interview

Full time - 35 hour block contracts available

5 day flexible working (working alternate weekends)

Based in Carmarthenshire

Regular COVID-19 testing and full PPE provided

Candidates need experience within care and an understanding of substance misuse / alcohol related brain damage.

We are currently recruiting for Support Workers in Carmarthenshire to support our clients in their own homes and make a massive difference to the quality of their daily lives.

On offer is a stable role with guaranteed hours available where you will be delivering tailored care plans to clients who suffer with substance misuse / alcohol related brain damage.

We support people who are living alcohol related brain damage and who live in their own home / family home. The main aim of our service is to provide support that will allow our clients to continue to live their lives as independently as possible.

Required skills:

  • Experience in care
  • Understanding of substance abuse / alcohol related brain damage
  • Communication (verbal, body language and demeanour)
  • Proactive and Creative initiative
  • Flexibility and time keeping
  • Compassion and empathy

Job description:

  • Empowering individuals we support to do for themselves.
  • Emotional support and positive encouragement.
  • Assessing client\'s capabilities, cognitive and physical then supporting accordingly.
  • Achieving goals set by social workers.
  • Setting new goals.
  • Making visual prompts to help our clients with routine, sequence, reminders, explanations, instructions.
  • Working alongside family members to give better all-round support.
  • Attending meetings with social workers fortnightly to feedback progress on individuals.

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be male/female in accordance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 and Equality Act 2010.

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Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
£ £ - Annual Annual