Male, Autism Advocate & Support Worker

  • Location:

    Bournemouth, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disability, Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Louise Fullard

  • Contact email:

    louise@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/462/MSW/Bearwood

  • Consultant:

    Louise Fullard

  • Salary:

    £10.20 per hour, paid DBS, Pension

We have a Full Time, Permanent, Job Vacancy for an experienced, Male, Autism Advocate & Support Worker, Days or Night Shifts are available in the Bearwood Area of Bournemouth/Dorset. 

  • £10.20 per Hour, 42 Hours per week,  Full Time Days or Nights Available
  • Days 8am – 8pm
  • Waking Nights 8pm – 8am
  • Fantastic Rewards & Benefits Included

Who would you be supporting?

You would be supporting a 23-year-old, autistic & deaf, young man who is sociable, engaging and a bit of a practical joker, so a good sense of humour is a must.  He has lots of interests including building things, painting, collecting household items, learning about electrics and talks about his hobbies a lot.  If you have similar interests, he would love that.   His support is on a 3:1 Basis mainly involving preparing and cooking meals, shopping, domestic duties and support and guidance when he is feeling particular anxious.   Supporting and advocating on his behalf to keep him safe.

Are you patient, supportive, a good listener and someone he can build trust with? An excellent Mentor & Advocate?

Your Employer

Our client is a unique provider like no other. Founded over 5-years ago by an inspirational gentleman who experienced a serious head injury, and against all odds recovered and went on to become a Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse and setup this company to make a difference to others. They aim to be leaders in Positive Behaviour Support, personalised care and challenge misconceptions about social care. They give voice to people who have been previously ignored or lost faith in the sector.

If you have a passion for helping others, you want to make a difference, and be part of an organisation that is truly different, pioneers in their field, and empowering them to be exactly who they should be, then we would love to hear from you. 

Requirements

  •  You must be Male * Gender is considered a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010
  • Previous experience of working with Adults with Learning Disabilities, Mental Health or other disabilities.

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