Support Worker

5 days left

02 May 2017
01 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Options Barton, a specialist children’s autism service, require ResidentialSupport Workers to join our day and night teams. Based in Barton upon Humber, North Lincolnshire, our Education and Residential facility is within easy reach of Barton, Scunthorpe, Grimsby, Doncaster and Hull. Salary range for Days c£16,120 - £18,965.60 p.a. and night’s c£16,926 p.a. - £19,918 p.a., + 3 months Toll payment.

Working as a Residential Support Worker, this key position provides care to children and young people with autism, Asperger’s Syndrome and associated difficulties. The role focuses on developing independent life skills through individually designed programmes. Following a thorough 3 week induction and training programme, your duties would include:

  • Working with our young people and children to support their education and individual life programme, promoting skills and independence whilst maintaining safeguarding procedures

  • Promoting life skills and independence in the home, developing domestic and personal skills

  • Documenting all children’s activities, reporting and recording key aspects of their care

  • Managing challenging behaviour, helping to develop self-control techniques

Skills Required:

  • Qualified or be prepared to study for Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care (Children or Young people)

  • Experience of working with children with complex and challenging behaviour

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication

  • Have the flexibility and willingness to work shifts, including weekends

If you are a dynamic, adaptable and compassionate individual and would like to work as a Residential SupportWorker and can commit to working on a rota pattern, please apply immediately.

In return we offer a salary range of c£16,120 - £18,965.60 p.a Days and c£16,926 p.a. - £19,918 p.a. Nights, career progression and an excellent benefits package to include: Pension, Company Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Retail Discount Packages and Onsite free parking.

Due to the standards set by the regulatory body candidates applying for this role must be age 18 and over.

Please click on the apply button now for an application pack to be sent to you, giving all your contact details.

The closing date for completed application is Friday 19th May 2017

Options Group and Hillcrest Children’s services form part of Outcomes First Group who employ c2000 staff at locations throughout the UK and provide a range of care and education services to children and adults with autism, complex needs and behavioural, emotional and social difficulties. Due to the breadth of our services we are able to adapt to the needs of the individual at different points in time. This enables us to provide a range of care options within a journey of support for our children, young people and adult and their families. We share every step of that journey with them.

"Outcomes First Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of everyone in our care and expects all staff to share this commitment"

This post will be subject to the successful applicant obtaining an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, funded by Options Group.