Support Worker – Learning Disabilities and Autism – Gateshead
Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a support worker who has experience of working with Learning Disabilities and Autism and epilepsy to support our female client.
The successful support worker will be required to assist accessing the community and encourage independence. We are also looking for a support worker who has experience of working with limited communication and is comfortable administering medication.
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 may include the following; Prevention and Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA), Bespoke Autism Training and Positive Behavioural Support.
We have a variety of day and waking night shifts available paying up to £9.18 per hour. Due to the nature of the role a full UK driving license and access to a vehicle is essential.
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 well being.
As a Support Worker – Learning Disabilities and Autism 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
The ideal Support Worker – Learning Disabilities and Autism 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.