Male Support Worker
Male Support Worker
ASD Specialist Service
Permanent - Full time (38 hours per week)
£17,784.00 per annum
Location: Bow, London, E3 5BW
Job Reference: SW2002
The oganisation is a registered charity which provides support and care to vulnerable people across North and East London. Our reputation is built on making a difference to people's lives. We work with people who have difficulties due to their autism, their behaviour or their level of disabilities. If you have experience in providing high quality support to individuals on the autistic spectrum, then we want to hear from you.
We are seeking for a Male staff who is enthusiastic with a good sense of humour and a keen walker. This role would suit staff with an outgoing and vibrant personality who, enjoys participating in physical activities like swimming, cycling going to art galleries and demonstrates good customer service. It is important that a positive working relationship is maintained with the customers and their families as you will be working in their family home and uses their initiative to actively seek new activities to involve customers. As a Support Worker your duties will also include, Key Working, coordinating packages of care and support for individuals. Excellent communication skills are required as you will be engaging with a wide group of stakeholders ranging from professionals to family members. It is essential that you are willing to walk, you are a good swimmer and enjoys bike riding. You should demonstrate knowledge of working with individuals with autism and have more than one year experience of working in the same environment.
The closing date for applications is 5pm 18th October 2016.
Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview which is likely to be week commencing Thursday 20th October 2016.
The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised by the organisation.
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.