Brook Street

Residential Support Worker

Brook Street
Chapel Allerton, West Yorkshire, England
Up to £15689 per annum + 25 holidays + bank holidays, pension
13 Apr 2018
11 May 2018
Emma Hardaker
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker (Leeds)

Who and Why we are looking to hire?

Are you looking for a full time Residential Support Worker job in Leeds? Are you Caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? Insightful? Look no further!

I am seeking support workers for a charity that offers a range of autism-specific services for adults in Leeds area. Our client provide support for people either in their own homes, community settings or one of their own facilities.

This client at its bases across the city provide and develop a range of services for adults with Autism and related conditions which are specialised, innovative, of high quality and well resourced: and continually seek to improve models of good practice which are internationally recognised. They aim to support service users to experience life opportunities which encompass the above and promote the growth of individuals to their maximum potential.

The Job

This is a full time position approximately 37 hours per week. The hours are rota'd a month in advance on a shift system of approximately 7 to 3, 2 to 10 and 1-2 sleeps per week. Sleep ins are made extra at £36 per night on top of your annual salary.

You will be working within a 8 bedded residential home for adults with Autism with additional support in a independent supported living house for 1 service user.

You will provide support to a group of vunerable adults by supporting them in the development of essential skills in order to stimulate confidence, independence and enhance their quality of life. You will ensure he highest standards of support is provided to assist service users in overcoming the disabling effects of autism and other disabilities. and support service users to experience life opportunities which encompass the above and promote the growth of individuals to reach their maximum potential.

About you

I am looking for candidates with a positive, encouraging nature, good communication and effective organizational skills who will be flexible to respond to the changing needs of those we support and promote their rights.

Preferably you will have a NVQ in health and social care, personal qualities, previous experience with learning disabilities or autism and good knowledge of this sector.

Driving would be desirable.

In return you will be offered a generous salary of £15,689 per annum, an opportunity to work with a caring and committed team who enjoy their work, a comprehensive induction and a commitment to ongoing supervision support and accredited training, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. Our client cover your annual subscription fee for DBS checks and initial DBS application if necessary.

If you would like to apply or simply find out more about the role please call Kirsty May on 0113 2154312