Support Worker for Autistic Children: Part Time

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  • Salary: 8.20 - 9.80 - Hour
  • Category: Education and Training
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Date: 1 month ago
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Description:

Veritas Education are looking to experienced (PART TIME) Residential Support Worker for an immediate start across numerous homes in Preston.

Location: Preston

Child and/or Adult Care

Vacancy Type: Part Time (Ad Hoc)

Salary: £8.20 - £9.80 (Hourly)

Hours: Varies week to week (Pick up as many or as little hours as you want)

Our Client is the UK's leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Their aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals then accommodate. When you join our client, you'll be part of something special.

Within a community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, they support children and adults up to 5 clients who suffer from severe autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. The home offers a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.

The residential home is set in a rural location just outside of Preston, close to motorway and near to local bus stops. These home supports 5 (9-25 year olds) boys and girls who have learning disabilities and predominantly an autism diagnosis.

The home is looking for a Support Worker to provide care. Both personal care, hygiene and participation in activities are key parts of the Support Worker role. Therefore, high energy, excellent communication and organisational skills are vital.

As a Support Worker you will be a key member of the team, working either 1:1 with your client or within small groups. You will be providing high standards of person-centred support and care to the service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible.

What we'd like from you: -

- Excellent communication skills.
- Effective organisational capability.
- Up to date DBS (Transferable).
- Great team player.
- Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support.
- Extremely Resilient.
- Strong "can do" attitude.

Your Key Benefits: -

- A competitive salary
- Flexible Working Hours
- A Dedicated Consultant assisting you every step of the way
- FREE online training and additional training in house
- Opportunity to move into a full-time position should you be in a position to transfer across

If you feel as if the information above is the exact flexible Support Worker role you are looking for, Then please do not hesitate to apply with you most resent CV. I look forward to hearing for you soon!

Due to the recent events of COVID-19 and updated restrictions, interviews for positions will be held either online via video link or via telephone.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VERITAS EDUCATION

All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy
Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
You must have legal right to work in the UK
You must be willing to attend a registration interviewVeritas Education work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.

Disclaimer

'Nothing within the above advert was in any way designed or intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation. Veritas Education is an Equal opportunities employer and is proud in the knowledge that all placements are made on merit and suitability. We accept applications from all sections of the community

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