Support assistant, Höjdgatan 16 A
Skellefteå, Sverige
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Support assistant
Work model On location
Are you the one?
We are now looking for a support assistant for group housing Höjdgatan 16 A, who wants to be part of a work team where we work mostly for others but also for each other. Together, we work so that others can have an everyday life that works better. Every day for the whole of Skellefteå. Höjdgatan 16 A is a smaller unit with 6 users. The need for support varies with each individual. The work team consists of 7 employees and we have a close collaboration with the unit located in the same building (Höjdgatan 16 B). We work with the working time model, which gives us the opportunity to influence scheduling. Support and Services' mission in accordance with the legislation is to support people with disabilities to release and develop their resources. The department's vision is that people with disabilities should be able to live independently in everyday life, participate in society and have choices in life. We are looking for a support assistant who will work day/evening and on-call shifts. We look forward to welcoming new employees to us! WORK DUTIES Through knowledge of physical, mental and intellectual disabilities, you must respond, support and help based on the individual's wishes and needs in a varied and professional manner. The work takes place on the basis of elaborated implementation plans and with clarifying pedagogy and involves collaboration with relatives, resource persons and other work groups. In the role of support assistant, you support people with mental illness and deal with people with aggressive behaviour. It includes respectfully assisting and supporting users in different types of situations. QUALIFICATIONS We are looking for you who have a high school education in care and social care or the children's and leisure program with a focus on people with special needs or other suitable education. You have knowledge and understanding of disabilities and their impact on the individual. In your work, you have a health-promoting approach and see the healthy by safeguarding and developing the person's abilities. You have knowledge and interest in working pedagogically and have good communication skills. You enjoy working independently and also together with others. Skellefteå municipality is a Finnish and Sami administrative municipality, it is therefore advantageous if you know Finnish or Sami. If you also know sign language, we see it as an asset in our operations. OTHER The Social Office's employees provide care, concern and support to people throughout Skellefteå. They can be elderly, people with physical or mental disabilities or individuals and families in need of special support for a period. Our operations are located all over the municipality and we have specialists in several areas within care, care, nutrition, support and activation for the disabled, substance abuse treatment, family counseling and much more. With empathy, knowledge and commitment, the social office contributes to creating a Skellefteå where everyone has a place. Read more about Skellefteå here: https://skelleftea.se Contact from recruitment and staffing companies and advertising vendors is prohibited.
Why you should work with us!

Skellefteå is a rapidly growing city gaining global recognition. Voted by Time as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2022 and selected by Northvolt for one of Europe’s largest EV battery factories, Skellefteå is quickly becoming the destination of choice for creative talent from all over the world. With a culture that encourages entrepreneurs to realize their ambitions, Skellefteå is a city that helps you bring your dreams to life! 

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Skellefteå is a rapidly growing city gaining global recognition. Voted by Time as one of the World's Greatest Places of 2022 and selected by Northvolt for one of Europe’s largest EV battery factories, Skellefteå is quickly becoming the destination of choice for creative talent from all over the world. With a culture that encourages entrepreneurs to realize their ambitions, Skellefteå is a city that helps you bring your dreams to life!
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