Support Worker - Young Adults- Learning Disabilities

  • Location:

    Poole, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.50 - £9.00 per hour + increases after probation

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

  • Contact email:

    nikki@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    NHDORSW_1521303670

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-04-16

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

Are you passionate about supporting vulnerable people?

Are you looking for full-time hours and happy to assist with sleep-ins?

Are you a car driver in or around the Hamworthy area?

Our client is looking for a committed support worker to work with a non-verbal male in the Hamworthy area. The gentleman has autism and severe learning disabilities.

You will be working alongside a small team of staff who are committed to enabling the young man to have the life he wants.

The ideal candidate will be full of energy! Enjoy activity planning and want to have fun! The client is described by his family as a 'cheeky chap with a great sense of humour'. So much of your role will be out and about, enjoying the activities planned.

The young man has great communication skills, however, can become frustrated when things aren't quite right. The family are looking for a support worker that is confident in helping him when he finds things difficult or becomes anxious.

  • The role will be based on 36 hours per week along with a minimum of 1 sleep in. (These hours are based on 3x's 12-hour shifts per week. from 8am-8pm or 10am-10pm + sleep in)
  • Car drivers are preferred but not necessarily essential
  • You will have experience with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours
  • The company are able to offer many additional benefits including training & pension schemes
  • You will be offered a competitive rate of pay at £8.50 per hour which rises to £9.00 per hour after a successful probation period.

 

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