Support Worker

Vacancy posted: Monday, 10 October 2016

Salary: 15,000
Location: Ayrshire East

Closing date: 29 October 2016
Job ref. no.: 000362

Who we are:
We are the leading UK charity for people with autism and their families. We provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism. We are proud of the difference we make.

Who we are looking for:
The people we support want to be supported to do the things they want to do; this role provides this support.  Either by working as part of team or on a one to one basis, you will support people with autism to lead independent, fulfilling lives.  

We are looking for: 
·    Patient, inspiring, caring and sensitive towards the needs of vulnerable people
·    Good listeners, able to report and record information accurately
·    Team players, able to work independently with little support as required
·    Resilient, able to work proactively with challenging behaviour
·    Willing and able to provide personal care to individuals
·    Individuals who value diversity, health and safety and are committed to safe working practices
You may also have
·    a personal connection to autism or a desire to work with people with autism
·    real life experience supporting autistic adults or children with autism in a paid or voluntary capacity.

Where will you be working:
Based at Daldorch House School, Sorn Road Catrine KA5 6NA

Hours of work:
Working patterns are over a seven day rota with a mixture of mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends, nightshift and bank holidays shifts.

What we can offer you:
·    Excellent induction, training and development programme
·    Autism specific reflective practice profession support
·    Behavioural support training
·    24 hour access to online training
·    Flexible shifts – weekdays, evenings and weekends
·    Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits
·    Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
·    Pension scheme
·    25 days annual leave
·    Career progression opportunities

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