Brook Street

Support Worker

Brook Street
Newquay, Cornwall, England
£15210 - £16133 per annum
01 Mar 2018
29 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Support Worker to join a well established residential service for adults with Autism in Newquay, Cornwall.

You will be supporting adults with autistic spectrum disorders living in modern beachside properties, within both shared and self-contained flats.

As Support Worker you will support individuals with personal, physical, social and emotional aspects of their lives; enabling individuals to reach life goals and aspirations and providing day-to-day person-centred support.

Duties include:
Assisting with domestic skills and personal care
Administering medication
Ensuring individual`s wishes are heard and understood
Positive behaviour management (PBM)

You will be working 39 hours per week, with shifts running 8am - 4 and 4pm - 10pm. You may also be required to undertake sleep ins on occasion, paid at £25 per sleep.

Pay rate for this role is £7 per hour on weekdays, and £10 on weekends. Benefits include:
3% pension contribution
Food allowance
25 days annual leave PLUS 8 bank holidays
Clear career progression opportunities and routes - most Management staff here started out at Support Worker level
Excellent training and development including formal Level 3 qualification

To apply for this role you will need to have experience of working with children or adults with autism, and have a good understanding of autistic spectrum disorders.
A qualification in Health and Social Care would be highly desirable but not essential, as you will be supported to achieve this in your role.
A full UK driving licence would also be desirable.

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Laima on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to:

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