Brook Street

Support Worker

Recruiter
Brook Street
Location
Truro, Cornwall, England
Salary
Up to £15879 per annum
Posted
09 Apr 2018
Closes
07 May 2018
Ref
BSC/513588
Contact
Laima
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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

You will be supporting adults with autistic spectrum disorders with all personal, physical, social and emotional aspects of their lives. You will enable individuals to reach their life goals and aspirations by providing day-to-day person-centred support.

You will also support individuals to take part in a wide range of activities and lead busy timetables, including college, voluntary work, social clubs and more.

Duties of the role may include:
Assisting with domestic skills and personal care
Keyworking
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:

Connect with me on:
LinkedIn: Laima Lukoseviciute

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