Male Learning Disability and Autism Healthcare Support Worker - Kirkby Lonsdale

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Male Learning Disability and Autism Healthcare Support Worker

Location: Settle

Pay: £14.50 - £18.00 per hour (including holiday pay)

40 hours per week : 8 hours per day 9am-5pm

•             Drivers are required due to the location of the role

•             Previous experience of working with learning disabilities and autism is essential

Are you a support worker with experience of working with Autism and Learning Disabilities? Pulse Community Healthcare are currently looking to build a new staff team to support our male client who has a diagnosis of Learning Disabilities, Autism and Anxiety.

As a Male Learning Disability and Autism Healthcare Support Worker you will provide positive behavioural support and promote independent living. The main aim of your role will be to manage anxieties and behaviours and facilitate access to the community, remaining mindful of existing structures and routines. Alongside this you also need to be able to administer medication and communicate with various bodies as necessary.

The successful support worker will be committed, patient and have a desire to make a difference. Ideally you will be able to work flexibly with an understanding of the client’s needs.

You will benefit from specialist training before you begin your role and you will have a dedicated point of contact throughout your employment with us.

As a Male Learning Disability and Autism Healthcare Support Worker for Pulse Community Healthcare you will:

•             Have previous experience of working with learning disabilities and autism. Support workers will have experience of working with learning disabilities and autism either in a secure unit, a residential setting or working within a SEN School.

•             Be committed to providing the highest standard of compassionate care

•             A current enhanced DBS on the update service (preferred but not essential)

•             Good knowledge of safeguarding and person-centred care

•             Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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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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