Senior Enabler (Complex Needs) x2 - Young Adults

Expiring today

Prism 7 Recruitment Limited
Dawlish, Devon
20 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Enabler (Complex Needs) - Young Adults
Dawlish, Devon
£16,640 - £17,680 p.a. + Allowance
Full time, permanent contract
• Role comes with extra pay for overtime & sleep-ins
• Must have MANUAL driving licence

Prism7 Recruitment Ltd. is looking for a Senior Enabler to work for our client`s Supported living/College setting in Dawlish, Devon. Looking for an individual who is interested in providing support to YOUNG ADULTS with Learning disabilities, Autism, associated complex needs and challenging behaviour as they make the journey into adult life.

Requirements of the Senior Enabler (Complex Needs) - Young Adults

• Ideally Level 3 qualified in Health and Social care (or equivalent)
• Full driving licence is a must (manual)
• Willingness to work night shifts to cover the 24 hour operation + SLEEP-INS
• The post holder will be working as part of a small dedicated team providing support and outreach education to an individual based in the community.
• To have an understanding of Learning Difficulties and Autistic spectrum conditions and associated emotional and social needs.

Duties of the Senior Enabler (Complex Needs) - Young Adults

• To be a lead member of the enabling Support Team employed to respond effectively and sensitively to the broad ranging and often complex social, emotional, educational and recreational needs of young adults with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, within residential & educational environments.
• To enhance and facilitate the achievement of high quality support & Education for young adults with learning difficulties and associated emotional and social disorders, including challenging behaviours.
• To lead on the delivery and monitoring of service users’ personal and social development: both in-house and allied, external agency programmes.
• To ensure that dignity and respect are evident in every aspect of service delivery and your own approach to managing challenging behaviours.
• To promote a person centred and responsive service that empowers the service user to take as much control over their lives as possible.
• To provide an environment that is responsive and nurturing and promotes individuality.
• To work towards clear agreed and achievable goals ensuring that positive outcomes are being achieved wherever possible.
• To work under the guidance and direction of the service manager and in collaboration with fellow enablers in order to achieve and maintain high professional standards of support and training.
• To ensure that they are familiar with the Company’s "Keeping the Leaner Safe" Policy and their responsibilities with regard to Disclosure procedures
• To undertake sleep-in duties if required to do so, in order to provide an appropriate level of supervision and safeguarding.
• To attend planned programmes of training and professional development in accordance with the Company’s Staff Professional Development Policy Statement.
• To liaise with allocated Tutor/LSA with regard to meeting all educational requirements and aspirations. Working towards agreed plans and targets. Ensuring all relevant evidencing is recorded and assessed appropriately and shared with the allocated college representative.
• To be involved in the implementation of a programme of planned day, evening, weekend and holiday activities in meeting the interests and social development needs of individual service users.
• To be conversant with relevant statutory requirements which apply to the service provision: to ensure that such requirements, in so far as they apply to the post holder’s role and practice, are adhered to.
• To ensure that any delegated responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the Company’s Policy and Procedure Statements.
• To present a positive, flexible attitude and person centred approach to the responsibilities of the post.
• To undertake specific duties as determined by the post holder’s line manager(s).
• To undertake, from time to time, any additional or revised duties as requested by the service manager, or as delegated by a member of the Senior Management Team.
• To work as part of a small dedicated team providing 24/7 2:1 support to an individual who presents on the Autistic spectrum and at times displays physically challenging behaviours.

Benefits that comes with the role

• Comprehensive training programme
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Full Employee Assistance Programme
• Company funded enhanced DBS check
• Rewarding & professional work
• Annual leave on your birthday