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support worker

  • Location:

    Gosport, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £8.35 per hour + pension, overtime

  • Contact:

    Faye Stovell

  • Contact email:

    faye@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    gosperm_1559565444

  • Published:

    17 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-07-03

  • Startdate:

    asap

  • Consultant:

    Faye Stovell

An exciting opportunity has become available for a support worker seeking a permanent full time role working for an autism focused organisation in Gosport; Portsmouth. The job is working within an adults supported living home in Gosport and offers a full time, permanent job opportunity. This job is working 37.5 hours per week and pays £8.21 / hour.

You must be a driver for this position.

The ideal candidate will be a support worker who is looking for full time hours and is able to commit to a 2 week rolling rota to include a mixture of early, late shifts; sleep in's and work every other weekend.

Previous experience working in a caring role would be advantageous but our client will provide full training.

Our client is proud to deliver quality services designed to meet the needs of families, young people and adults with autism in the local area of Portsmouth. They are seeking calm natured support workers who are able to cope and manage challenging behaviours with a person centred approach. Experience of autism, learning disabilities, non-verbal communication and working with challenging behaviours is desirable. However; our client provides a superb comprehensive mandatory training programme to all staff which supports their knowledge and development of essential skills to do this job well.

Main duties include:

  • Working as part of a small friendly team; in a supported living unit which is home to 6 adult service users.
  • Assisting adults with all aspects of their daily lives;
  • Supporting those with complex needs such as challenging behaviour, autism and learning difficulties.
  • Delivering person- centred care and support to those within a supported living home based in Gosport.
  • Enabling clients to have greater independence and make their own personal choices.
  • Support within the supported living unit and community support is required,
  • Some personal care assistance and prompting is required but there are no manual handling requirements

  • Job Requirements:
  • Your approach will be person-centred with the ability to calmly manage challenging situations,
  • You will demonstrate empathy with others and adapt easily to change.
  • You will be available for full time hout, including early mornings, evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and bank holiday.
  • Experience within the sector is desirable but not essential - remember personal experience within this field is also valuable to the career path you are seeking.
  • A Driving License is essential for role.
  • Comfortable with some personal care duties
  • You will demonstrate empathy with others and adapt easily to change.
  • You will looking to Pick your shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and bank holiday.
  • Experience within the sector is desirable but not essential - remember personal experience within this field is also valuable to the career path you are seeking

Hour of work:

  • Full time hours - 37.5 hours per week, to include every other weekend and sleep in duties.
  • Shift time can be as follows: A mixture of early, mid shifts and lates. Shifts tend to be 7am starts til 2pm finish, 2.30pm start until 10pm finish. Long days are available if desired and we also have some 9am til 4pm shifts.

Benefits

  • Working or a reputable company
  • Strong ad clear career progression
  • Access to FREE online training
  • Pension contribution
  • Refer a friend bonus
  • Candidate of the month rewards

If you feel you have the skills and experience suited to any of these role please apply to this advert, alternatively feel free to give Faye a call directly for more information - 07469854010.

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