Support Workers Residential and Supported Living

Recruiter
Autism Hampshire
Location
Gosport
Salary
£14,569.70 to £16,855.15 per annum pro rata salary dependant on skills and qualifications
Posted
08 Oct 2017
Closes
07 Nov 2017
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you inspiring, committed, motivated, and flexible in attitude, of warm personality with a calming compassionate approach? We have fantastic opportunities for Full Time & Part Time Support Workers to play a key part in assisting the adults we support within the community and in residential settings including our new Supported Living Service in Gosport. Our support is delivered in ways that promote and empower individuals to develop life skills that enable greater independence and personal choice. Your approach will be person-centred with the ability to calmly manage challenging situations, demonstrate empathy with others and adapt easily to change. The shift rota pattern will include early mornings, evenings, weekends, sleep ins and bank holidays. Due to the physical and vulnerable nature of the people we serve, and the need to support individuals safely, this role can be both physically and emotionally demanding. However we consider that the enormous rewards and satisfaction of supporting people to achieve their goals outweigh such demands. Experience of autism, learning disabilities, non-verbal communication and working with challenging behaviours is desirable; however we provide a superb comprehensive mandatory training programme to all staff which supports their knowledge and development of essential skills to do a good job. Alongside working in a rewarding role with committed and specialised staff teams, Autism Hampshire can offer: Up to 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays Contributory Pension Scheme Extensive Induction Programme and specialist Training Continuous Professional Development (Including QCF) Employee Assistance Programme Work related Travel Expenses “Autism Hampshire is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, supply workers and volunteers to share this commitment” DBS and Home Office checks will be required “Working towards equal opportunities”