Autism Support Worker

2018-09-27 00:00:362018-10-17Hoop Recruitment
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Area Swansea, Wales
Sector Social Care - Support W - Adults
Salary ££7.50 – £10.00 Per Hour
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Ruby Tucker
Job Views 50
Hoop Social Care are searching for an experienced support worker in the Swansea area. Your role will be based within a residential environment and you’ll provide support to adults learning disabilities, mental health needs and behaviour that challenges. You will therefore need a minimum of six months experience working with similar needs and in a similar setting.

Within the home, you will be focused on helping these individuals with their daily tasks. Your responsibilities can include assisting with washing, dressing, shopping, companionship, cooking, cleaning and generally supporting residents within the community. Applicants will need to be enthusiastic and passionate about improving the quality of life for those with learning disabilities.

This is a fulltime position and will require you to work a range of hours. Your shifts will cover Monday through to Sunday and will include days, evenings and waking nights. You will need a minimum of six months experience supporting individuals with learning disabilities.

  • Help to achieve further qualification i.e. QCF level 2,3,4 if you wanted 
  • 28 days annual leave entitlement
  • Option to do overtime
  • Long-service rewards
  • Extensive training
  • Progression opportunities
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • Carry out and implement care plans
  • Support clients with daily activities, i.e. personal care, support in the community, cooking, cleaning, etc. 
  • Communicate effectively with all service users
  • Encourage independence
  • Think creatively about problem solving and challenging behaviour
  • Remain calm and collected in high pressure situations
  • Compassionate, with the drive to make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities
  • Able to work a shift pattern on a rolling rota
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full Driving Licence (preferred)
If this is the job for you or you would like to learn more about this role, please contact Ruby Tucker at Hoop Recruitment on 02922 400519.
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