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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Peterborough, Cambridgeshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £20304 per annum

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Malcolm

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    8765456_1585149671

  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-24

  • Consultant:

    Kathryn Malcolm

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity for support workers to offer specialist care and support to adults in their 20s and 30s who have Autism and Learning Difficulties. The service users live in a 6-bed residential setting in Thorney and need help to live as independently as possible.

Duties:

  • You will provide support to the service users with both personal care as well as encouraging life skills such as how to book a haircut or doctors appointment.
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in a range of recreational events and activities, including organised trips out, aromatherapy and speech therapy, horticulture and animal husbandry.
  • You will ensure that the service users individual physical, emotional and behavioural needs are met.

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication Skills
  • To be comfortable with personal care
  • To have a passion for working with and caring for people.
  • Ideally 6 months personal or paid experience working in care
  • To be comfortable with challenging behaviour

Salary and shifts:

£20,304

43.5 hours a week

Rolling rota- 2days on/2 days off

8:00am - 21:00pm

Night Shifts are also available:
35 hours per week