Support Worker/Life Skills Instructor

10 May 2017
09 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Workers required to enhance independent life skills to our adults with autism, based from our residential services near Roxby, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire. Full training provided, starting salary £16,993.60 p.a. and excellent company benefits.

Do you have previous experience as a Support Worker, or are you looking to start a career in Care?

Options Group and Hillcrest Children’s Services form part of Outcomes First Group who employ c2,000 staff 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 adults and their families. We share every step of that journey with them.

If you have the following skills or experience, we would be keen to hear from you:

  • Compassion with an interest in working with adults with autism and associated learning difficulties

  • Resilience, able to cope when faced with challenging behaviour

  • Independent but equally able to work as part of a team

  • Flexible and willing to work full time shifts, including weekends

In return, your daily duties as support worker are likely to include:

  • Supporting learning experiences at home and the wider community

  • Developing personal and practical skills to enhance independent living

  • Encouraging participation in daily tasks

  • Reporting and recording key aspects of care

  • Managing complex and challenging behaviour

If you are interested in joining our team, please apply immediately. In return we offer a salary £16,993.60 p.a., a salary increase after probation and a further increase on completion of your diploma. In addition, we also offer long term career progression and an excellent benefits package, to include: Pension, Company Sick Pay, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Voucher Scheme, Retail Discount Packages and Onsite parking.

For information, Options Roxby is within an easy commute from Winterton, Scunthorpe, Doncaster, Crowle, Gainsborough, Grimsby & Cleethorpes, Immingham, Killingholme, Hull, Hessle, and surrounding areas

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