Bank Learning Disabilities and Autism Support Worker
Rates: up to £11ph
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.
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.