Night Support Worker – Learning Disabilities and Autism – Durham
Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a support worker who has experience of working with Learning Disabilities and Autism to join a close-knit team supporting our female client.
The successful Night Support Worker will be responsible for medication, provide personal care and have experience of dealing with epilepsy. We are looking for an excellent communicator who is happy to encourage positive behaviours within a social setting. The ideal support worker will ideally have had experience of working within secure units, a residential setting or have worked within a SEN School.
In order to support you with the unique demands of the role we are able to provide a range of specialist training which is tailored to the individual needs of each client. This training may include the following; Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA), Bespoke Autism Training and Positive Behavioural Support.
The role will involve working night shifts during the week and we are able to offer a pay rate of £8.31 per hour.
At Pulse Community Healthcare, we’re passionate about providing specialist outcome-focused support for children and adults with mental health and autism. Our person-centred approach focuses on flexibility, choice and emotional wellbeing.
As a Night Support Worker for Pulse Community Healthcare you will benefit from:
• £200 ‘Joining Bonus’ if you complete your 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.
The ideal Night Support Worker will have:
• A diploma level 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent (preferred but not essential)
• A current enhanced DBS on the update service (preferred but not essential)
• Previous paid experience in Health and Social Care in the UK
• 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.
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.