Support Worker: 1:1 Support with Autistic Children

Veritas Education Recruitment Ltd
16 May 2019
13 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker: Level 2 and 3
Location: Preston
Type Permanent: Full Time or Day to Day cover
Hours: 37 per week (Shift Work, A Mixture of Early, Late and weekend is REQUIRED)
Home & School Information:

Our client is the UK's leading independent provider of specialist Education care services. Their aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.
With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, they support boys with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. They also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.
The School is a small residential service for 4 boys. As a service that provides specialist support to people with learning disabilities and autism we are looking for the right people to make a difference. The 4 people who live with them all require individual support in order to enhance and enjoy their lives and to reach their full potential. Located in the Chorley area of Preston, close to the town centre with easy access to the motorway and local transport links.
As a Support Worker you will be a key member of the team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to their service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital; experience however is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.
What we'd like from you:
- Excellent communication skills
- Updated DBS (Transferable)
- Effective organisational capability
- Great team player
- Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
- Strong "can do" attitude
Benefits of being a Support Worker:
-A competitive salary
-Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
-Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
-28 days annual leave including bank holidays
- Online benefits and cashback rewards
- Cycle to work scheme
- SMART childcare vouchers
- SMART pension option
If you feel that you meet the criteria above and interested in the role, then please contact Marcus at Veritas Education on
  • All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview
Veritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.
'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community.'