Support Worker - Autism

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Recruiter
Kingston Noble Career Consultancy
Location
Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Salary
£8.07/hour
Posted
23 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you an experienced Support Worker? 

Kingston Noble are currently working with an established residential and supported living provider based in the West Midlands.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Support Worker to join a team providing support to two male service users with Autism. This service is based in Droitwich Spa and provides supported living promoting independence wherever possible.   

Duties will include: -


Ensure all support plans and behaviour management guidelines are followed at all times, discussing with manager any adaptations you believe are required


Ensure effective use of augmented communication techniques with service users, tailoring communication method to the needs of the individual service user, using assistive technology where suitable


Enable and support service users to make choices


Be flexible and adaptable in providing a sensitive caring approach allowing the service users to develop all aspects of their life


Assist the management team in providing a constructive pattern of activities commensurate with the individual skills, abilities and potential of the service users


Assist with the preparation and cooking of meals and snacks, laundry, household tasks and day time activities with the service users as required


Provide activities to support the development of service users within their home environment and in social / leisure activities by ensuring the activities are stimulating and interesting to the individual


If required, provide appropriate levels of physical care and support with washing, dressing, bathing and assistance with hygiene needs


Assist with the preparation and cooking of meals and snacks, laundry, household tasks and day time activities with the service users as required


Liaise with professionals, family members & friends of service users to ensure high quality support


Attend and participate in regular review procedures concerning service users and prepare written reports prior to the meeting

You need:

Essential: 


Minimum 12 months UK based care experience


Flexibility to work shifts covering earlies, lates and sleep-ins


Experience of working with an individual with Type 1 Diabetes

Desirable:


NVQ level 2 or 3

In return we offer:-


Competitive rates of pay