Support Worker For Learning Disabilities and Autism - South Shields

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Support Worker – Learning Disabilities and Autism – South Shields

Pay rate: £9.44 per hour

Hours: Day shifts 5 days a week

Pulse Community Healthcare are currently recruiting for a highly competent and experienced support worker to join our team working with our client that has a diagnosis of Learning Disabilities, ASD and behaviours that may challenge. Experience working with Learning disabilities and Autism in a supported living environment would be ideal.

As a Support Worker with Pulse Community Healthcare you will ideally have a history of working with individuals who have a diagnosis of Learning Disabilities, Autism and behaviours of concern in supported living environment. The successful support worker will be encouraging our client to actively engage out in the community, our client enjoys leisure activities, films and music.

In order to support you with the unique demands of this package we provide a range of specialist training; Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA), bespoke restraint and breakaway training, bespoke Autism training and Positive Behavioural Support. The successful Support Worker will need to offer structure and consistency for our client as well as managing boundaries and direction around expectations of behaviours.

As a Support Worker for Pulse Community Healthcare you will benefit from:

  • Holiday pay paid weekly

  • Access rotas and other information online

  • Personal development and career opportunities

  • £200 joining bonus*

The ideal Support Worker will have:

  • A NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is preferred but not essential

  • UK paid experience in Health and Social Care

  • Driving Licence is essential

  • A good understanding of professional boundaries

  • Knowledge of safeguarding and person centred care

All opportunities are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

*Terms and conditions apply

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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