AUTISM SUPPORT WORKER (59/BLDASWMP)
AUTISM SUPPORT WORKERS
EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR A NEW CAREER - EXPERIENCE NOT REQUIRED. IF YOU HAVE ANY EXPERIENCE WITH AUTISM WITH FAMILY MEMBERS OR FRIENDS WOULD BE VERY BENEFICIAL AT INTERVIEW.
WE ARE CURRENTLY SOURCING APPLICANTS FOR A FANTASTIC AWARD WINNING SITE 7 PERSON ONLY RESIDENTIAL SITE FOR ADULTS WITH AUTISM IN BLANDFORD.
DAY HOURS – 35 HOUR CONTRACT AVAILABLE EXPERIENCE NOT ESSENTIAL (£16198 SALARY BASED ON 35 HOUR CONTRACT)
WAKING NIGHTS – 10PM – 8AM – 35 HOUR CONTRACT (£17199 PLUS NEEDS EXPERIENCE).
CANDIDATES IDEALLY WOULD BE NEW CAREER SEEKERS LOOKING TO MOVE INTO THIS CAREER OR CARE ASSISTANTS LOOKING TO MOVE INTO LEARNING DIFFICULTIES SUPPORT.
GREAT BASIC RATE FOR A NEW CAREER STARTERS AND EXCELLENT OVERTIME OPPORTUNITIES
How about calling for an informal chat? call our recruitment hotline Mark on 01202 052005 or 07392 080442
Who we are?
We are Care First Recruitment UK, a family run business who work no stop to place the right candidates to the right clients.
This client is a spacious house, set in the beautiful rolling Dorset countryside, just a mile from the thriving market town of Blandford Forum.
The two buildings have been designed to create a flexible and light living space for the seven young adults we support. Each of the individual bedrooms has full en-suite bathroom facilities; five of the bedrooms are in the main house and two are in a cottage.
All of the rooms have been decorated in colour schemes tailored to suit adults on the autistic spectrum and the sensory and communication needs of complex individuals have been incorporated into the design of the home and the training of the staff team.
We have an excellent activity and sensory room on site which is used as part of each individual’s care package. The large, level gardens provide lots of outside space for sports, activities and relaxation. The property is surrounded by panoramic countryside with miles of country walks, as the site is located on a public bridleway.
Support workers are committed to enabling the people they support to live the lives they want; lives which are fulfilling, meaningful and happy. This could be day to day support including medicine, community help like shopping, activities like cinema or working alongside them in the communal areas. Other areas can involve cooking, assisting living which will include personal care and dealing with challenging behaviour and nonverbal communication.
What is the job?
A Support worker is essential to work every day to help all residents live a dignified and meaningful life. The job requires the highest of standards, bags of passion while always considering the resident’s choices, their views and respecting their independence.
Hours for days will be a mixture of 8am – 3pm and 3pm to 10pm there are no long shifts contracted just on overtime if required. This will be on 5 out of 7 days weekly rota.
What we are looking for?
For this role our client is now commencing a commitment to provide full training with opportunities to access NVQ training which can be supported to begin to progress your career as a Support Worker.
Being a support worker can act as a springboard to many different opportunities in the future.
Our clients expect and look for qualities of an individual’s character - areas like kindness, honesty, friendliness, passion, good communicator, both team player and a person with individual aptitude. Being able to think and make decisions under pressure, be positive when the chips are down and always keep a smile will all help secure your next job.
Benefits to you:
1. An excellent rate of pay with additional hours and overtime opportunities
2. Different shift patterns available with permanent contracts ranging from 36-42 hours
3. Free DBS checking
4. Death in benefit and pension scheme
5. NVQ and other training to national recognised standards along with continuous training on the job
7. Cycle to work scheme
Why not call us for an informal chat to see if this could be you or send us your CV if you would like to be considered.
We are happy to answer any questions you may have, why wait call us now to attend an interview day and decisions will be available on the interview day.
Call Mark on 01202 052005 or Tel: 07392 080442
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