Working as part of a core team of staff on a 2:1 basis supporting one individual with complex autism and learning difficulties. Implementing strategies withiin a Postive Behaviour Support (PBS) Framework.
Active Offer: To work as part of a team providing high-standard, person-centred support to an individual with complex needs. The successful applicants will be a highly-motivated, resilient individuals with prior experience and understanding of supporting someone with autism and managing challenging behaviours.
Full, paid, award winning training and ongoing support to develop your skills and to obtain formal qualifications in Social Care.
25 days (5 weeks) leave plus 8 days statutory bank holiday entitlement.
A further 5 days leave (1 week) on our optional annual leave buy-back scheme
Company Sick pay scheme, rising to 8 weeks full and 8 weeks half pay
Numerous discounts at local shops and businesses
Attendance incentive scheme
Access to a defined contribution pension scheme (NEST) with a contribution from the organisation
Twice yearly implementation to the tax free cycle to work scheme
About Autism Together:
We are one of the largest employers on the Wirral specializing in providing support to individuals with autism. Established in 1968 by a group of forward thinking parents who were concerned at the lack of services available for their children we have since expanded to cover Cheshire and Wales offering tailored person centered care to the individuals we work with.
Requirements of an Enhanced Support Worker:
2 years’ experience supporting people with learning disabilities and autism
Experience of supporting people who present with challenging behaviours
Experience of following person-centred guidelines
Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
A comprehensive knowledge of autism
Be able to work flexible hours and shift patterns
Understanding of the importance of confidentiality
Good oral, written & IT communication skills
If you would like further information prior to applying please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call the HR team on 0151 482 3121.
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