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Support Worker - Young People - Autism

  • Location:

    Preston

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.75 - £10.99 per hour, Benefits: overtime, sleep in rate and pension

  • Contact:

    Tom Cox

  • Contact email:

    tom@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0151 559 8680

  • Job ref:

    J531-38

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-01

  • Startdate:

    2020-11-01

  • Consultant:

    Tom Cox

Support Workers required to provide residential support young people with Autism in the Preston area

As a member of the residential care team, you will strive to bring out the best in every young person by supporting and guiding them in their daily lives.

This could be in the form of helping the young person at school, accompanying them to take part in an activity (walking, horse riding, trampolining, Duke of Edinburgh etc.) or simply assisting them in completion of general daily tasks, including morning and night time routines.

Shifts - 07:30-16:00 and late shifts - 15:30-22:00.

Rates of Pay
Support Workers - £8.75 p/h
Senior Support Workers - £9.42 p/h
Team Leader - £10.99 p/h

You will work a combination of early and late shifts as assigned by the house manager. We also offer the opportunity to earn an additional £35 for a sleep-in shift, as well as the possibility of overtime.

We are also looking for Senior Support and Team Leaders so please state your preference on your application (NVQ Level 3 in either health and social care or children and young people is essential for the Senior positions)

We have interviews taking place w/c 2nd November via Zoom so please state your availability on your application
Benefits
  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days annual leave (Inc. bank holidays)
  • Full training - relevant qualifications are desirable, but not essential
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to on-going training
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dental Insurance
  • Travel Insurance
  • SMART Pension option
  • Healthcare Cash Plan
If you are interested in finding out more about this position please apply!