Support Worker - Autism

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Medicine
Region:
North West
Location:
Altrincham
Salary:
£9 to £9 per hour
Salary Description:
�9 per hour + benefits
Posted:
27/02/2019
Recruiter:
Ellis Jackson Recruitment
Job Ref:
EJ/SW1

Job Title: Support Worker - Autism
Location: Altrincham
Starting Salary: �9/hr (�18,720 per annum FTE)
Hours: Full or part time considered (Mon-Sat between 8am and 10pm depending on daily activities)

We are currently seeking a passionate, committed and enthusiastic Support Worker to take on a challenging and exciting role supporting a young adult male with autism.

Role Overview:
* Ensure the communication, safety, health and wellbeing of the Employing Individual.
* Support the Individual to develop their independence and life skills through the use of Applied Behavioural Analysis.
* Be observant of the Individuals' behaviour and provide support to manage their anxieties as required.
* Facilitate the Individual to develop their confidence and provide reassurance as required.
* Provide prompts around personal hygiene, encourage healthy diet/exercise and be observant for signs of pain or illness
* Appreciate that good communication is vital to understanding the needs of the Individual and that daily tasks and responsibilities may vary from time to time to meet the needs of the Individual.

Employee Benefit Package:
* Competitive starting salary
* Attractive working hours (Monday-Saturday - No nights or bank holidays)
* 5.6 weeks' holiday incl. bank holidays
* Caring, fun and supportive working environment
* Full in-depth training
* Further ongoing CPD training
* Excellent prospects for personal and professional growth

Requirements:
* Experience in a care/support worker role
* Qualifications in Psychology, Education or Health & Social Care (desirable)
* Knowledge/willingness to learn about Applied Behavioural Analysis
* Have basic domestic skills
* Be reliable, trustworthy and have a positive outlook
* Excellent clinical, communication and interpersonal skills
* A empathetic and professional manner
* Be caring, conscientious and committed

To find out more about this opportunity please apply now or call 0151 286 1549 to speak to one of our specialist health and social care consultants today.

Contact Details:
Ellis Jackson Recruitment
Tel: 0151 286 1549
Contact: Tom Ellis
Email:

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