Bank Learning Disabilities and Autism Support Worker - Manchester

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Bank Learning Disabilities and Autism Support Worker

Rates: up to £11ph

Manchester area

We are currently looking for enthusiastic and dedicated support workers in the Manchester area who would like to develop their skills and experience within learning disabilities and autism; we are building a pool of learning disabilities and autism support workers for future roles providing day to day assistance within client’s own homes and out in the community.

As a Bank Learning Disabilities and Autism Support Worker you will be responsible for providing a high level of complex care and supervision for client’s living with varying levels of learning disabilities and/or autism. The successful candidate will have had experience of working within secure units, a residential setting or have worked within a SEN School. Learning disabilities and autism support workers will be proactive in identifying and preventing triggers that can cause anxiety and frustration leading to challenging behaviours and/or behaviours of concern.

In order to support you with the unique demands of our packages we provide a range of specialist training which is tailored to the individual needs of our client. This training includes the following; Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA), Bespoke Autism Training and Positive Behavioural Support.

As a Bank Learning Disabilities and Autism Support Worker you will be responsible for:

  • Prompting personal care
  • Assisting with day to day tasks and activities
  • Accessing the community and support networks
  • Promoting choice and independence
  • Setting boundaries and giving direction around appropriate behaviours
  • Identifying and preventing triggers that may cause challenging behaviours and/or behaviours of concern
  • Administering medication.

The ideal Bank Learning Disabilities and Autism Support Worker will have:

  • A current enhanced DBS on the update service (preferred but not essential)
  • A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle (preferred but not essential)
  • Previous paid experience in Health and Social Care in the UK (Learning disabilities and autism)
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding and person centred care
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good understanding of professional boundaries
  • Ability to use own initiative and work as part of wider team.

As a Bank Learning Disabilities and Autism Support Worker for Pulse Community Healthcare you will benefit from:

  • £200 ‘Joining Bonus’ if you complete registration within 28 days*
  • £250 ‘Recommend a Friend’ scheme*
  • Excellent personal development and career opportunities
  • Mandatory training provided, with full induction and competency sign off
  • Specialist training provided to prepare you for the client’s unique requirements
  • Ability to access your rotas online in advance
  • Support from a dedicated Case Manager, and 24/7 clinical support.

If you are interested in developing your career in care, please apply now with an up-to-date copy of your CV.  All opportunities are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

*Terms and conditions apply to the ‘Joining Bonus’ and ‘Recommend a Friend’ schemes.

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Pulse Community Healthcare is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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