Male Waking Night Positive Behaviour Support Worker

Location
Islington, London (Greater)
Salary
£21,840 per Annum
Posted
03 Dec 2018
Closes
31 Dec 2018
Ref
502878
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

2x Male Waking Night Positive Behaviour Support Workers (Ref: WNPBS-1118)

Our client is a friendly and growing charity with an excellent reputation for providing high quality services to children and adults with learning disabilities and their families, in North London.

They have an exciting opportunity opening up as they look to recruit a new team of friendly and positive people to work in a brand new bespoke supported living project for a young man with autism, mild learning disabilities and complex behaviours, who is moving to his own home for the first time in Barnet, North London.

They are looking for calm and compassionate people to promote and maintain the health and wellbeing of the young man they support; to empower him to make choices and help him build and maintain relationships with his family and friends. You will help him to develop interests and attend exciting activities and assist with everyday living – including his personal care and health needs – whilst actively encouraging his independence.

This role will provide support to the tenant overnight, prompting with personal care, health and safety checks, cleaning tasks and lead on dealing with emergencies. A positive, flexible approach, willingness to learn, and effective communication with colleagues is essential to enable a coordinated team approach.  An understanding of autism and positive behaviour support would be advantageous. The role requires a proactive approach with the ability to think on your feet and maintain warm and positive communication to nurture a calm environment.

They also welcome Greek speaking applicants as the person they support speaks both Greek and English, however, this is not a necessity of the role.

This post is advertised under Section 7 of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975.

A full clean EU driving licence is essential for this role.

How to apply: Please submit your up to date CV along with a completed application form, available below. They would also appreciate if you could complete a Diversity Monitoring Form.

Salary: £21,840 per Annum

Please refer to the Job Description & Matching Criteria prior to completing your application.

They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and they are looking to recruit people who share these values. All their offers of employment are therefore subject to an enhanced DBS check, proof of eligibility to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

This role will include a second interview with the service user to ensure Support Workers are suitably matched. 

They are an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications form all sections of the community. 

Please apply online with your CV and covering letter.

Please check your email for confirmation that your application has been received and to follow further instructions if applicable.

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