We are advertising for an experienced female Support Worker close to the Crowthorne area of Berkshire to join an organisation that is truly different and supports adults living with Learning Disabilities and Autism.
- You will have experience in working with people with Learning Disabilities, Autism, or challenging behaviours.
- You will be resilient, pro-active, and passionate about working in the social care sector and the people you support.
- Being a car driver is essential.
Our client is a unique provider like no other. Founded over 5-years ago by an inspirational gentleman who experienced a serious head injury but recovered to become a Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse and setup this company. They are a not for profit organisation supporting adults and young adults living with Learning Disabilities and Autism. Their care and support are centred around the individuals, empowering them to achieve goals and live independent lives despite any barriers. They want to be leaders in providing Positive Behaviour Support and challenge misconceptions about social care and be different to other providers.
Who will you be supporting?
As a Support Worker, you will be part of a team supporting a lady in her 40s living with mild learning disabilities, Autism, and Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder. The lady can display challenging behaviours, so you will be key in supporting her through those situations and helping her to manage them. You will listen to her, give her a voice, and empower her to live as independently as possible. You will assist with daily living skills, administering medication, cooking, keeping her home clean, and helping her to do the things she loves such as walking, arts and crafts, doing karaoke (especially gospel music), and watching her soaps.
Pay rates, hours & benefits
- £10.20 per hour
- Full-time hours, shift times include 9am-3pm, 3pm-9pm, 9pm-11pm + 11pm-8am (sleep)
- 28 days annual leave (pro-rata)
- Paid DBS
- Company pension scheme
- Key worker benefits and discount schemes.
- Long-term possibilities including training, development, and career progression.
We advertise this Support Worker job vacancy on behalf of the end employer. If you meet all the above criteria and you are excited about this role, then we would love to hear from you. Once you have applied, we will pre-screen your application and if you meet the criteria, pass your CV to the employer who will contact you to discuss this opportunity and answer any questions you may have. Good luck.
**This is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit Females only. **