Support Worker - Gosforth

Recruiter
Quad Recruitment
Location
Gosforth
Posted
02 Dec 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Newcastle – postcode NE3
Type of Employment: Permanent
Function: Healthcare
Salary: £8.10 per hour

Who are we?

Our company works directly with the NHS and provides complex care for adults. We are specialists in our sector for people with on the Autistic Spectrum. We provide the highest level of care and attend to the needs of individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions.

The role

As a Support Worker, you will be caring for adults on the Autism Spectrum Disorder and related conditions. You will be ensuring that the day to day care of these superstars are of the highest possible level. You will have responsibility over care plans, assessments and reports to assist the Deputy Service Manager. You will work with key internal and external working partners such as services managers, carers, families and the local council.

What are my responsibilities?

To provide a safe, friendly and encouraging working environment. Our residents do like to get out and about so we provide a daily allowance to fund trips into town and other activities. Sometimes you may spend more time in the house than outside. Challenging behaviour can occur; however, you will be fully trained and have full support to deescalate all scenarios.
We are a very close-knit team, and pride ourselves on the homely and very approachable environment we have created.

What hours will I work?

Days and night shifts covering 37.5 hours per week.

Qualifications and Skills

Experience in working with vulnerable adults is essential for this role and having experience of working with ‘challenging behaviour’ is preferable however is it not essential.
There are no qualifications that are needed for this role as training & qualifications are provided by the company at no cost to yourself. Your attitude is what is key here, as always with Support Work. Enthusiasm, energy and patience to ensure that your charges are well taken care of and have the best environment.

What’s in it for you? The good stuff.

The salary is £8.10 per hour and all training and qualifications are fully funded. You would be put through your NVQ’s & Diplomas, the cost of which is met by the company.

Apply now!