Senior Support Worker (Autism)

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Southampton
Salary
Up to £19,500 pa
Posted
14 Nov 2018
Closes
12 Dec 2018
Ref
00324555
Contact
Candidate Services
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Senior Support Worker (Autism) 

As the leading autism focused organisation in the region, our client are proud to deliver quality services designed to meet the needs of families, young people and adults with autism. 

Position: Senior Care Support Worker 
Location: Southampton, Hampshire, SO18 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: Flexibility, shift rota pattern will include early mornings, evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and bank holidays 
Salary: Up to £19,500 pa PLUS overtime 
Benefits: Holiday up to 27 days plus bank holidays and birthday; Contributory Pension Scheme; Occupational Sick Pay scheme; Variety of Learning and Development activities; Family Friendly and Leave initiatives; Reward / recognition schemes; Free eye tests and contribution towards VDU prescriptions; Access to free confidential Employee Assistance Programme (Financial, legal and counselling services); Work related travel expenses. 

About the role: 

The Senior Care Support Worker will support the management team in developing and maintaining the organisation’s standards relating to Autism specific and person-centred practices. You will assist in the preparation of support and communications plans, ensuring consistent practices throughout each service user’s support network. 

The Senior Support Worker will also assist in managing the service effectively, maintaining high standards of care and support. 

About you: 

Your approach will be person-centred with the ability to calmly manage challenging situations, demonstrate empathy with others and adapt easily to change. 

Are you inspiring, committed, motivated and flexible in attitude, of warm personality with a calming compassionate approach? 

Due to the physical and vulnerable nature of the people they serve and the need to support individuals safely this role can be both physically and emotionally demanding. However, they consider that the enormous rewards and satisfaction of supporting people to achieve their goals outweigh such demands. 

You may have experience of the following: Senior Support Worker, Support Worker, Senior Care Worker, Care Worker, Senior Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Senior Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Charity, Autism etc.