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Female Support Worker Learning Disabilities and Autism

Female Support Worker Learning Disabilities and Autism

Posted 30 August by Pulse Community Healthcare
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Female Support Worker Learning Disabilities and Autism - Durham


Night Shift: 10 hour night shifts Monday to Friday

Are you an experienced Support Worker who has worked with Learning Disabilities and Complex Care within the last 2 years? Do you like to make a difference? Are you looking for stable and reliable shifts on a long-term basis? If so Pulse Community Healthcare would like to hear from you!!!

As a Female Support Worker Learning Disabilities and Autism you will be responsible for providing a high level of complex care and supervision for our client who has severe learning disabilities and cerebral palsy. The successful candidate will have had experience of working within secure units, a residential setting or have worked within a SEN School; experience of working within a complex/clinical care setting is also essential. Support workers will need to have excellent communication and observational skills as our client is non-verbal; you will also be proactive in identifying and preventing triggers that can cause anxiety and frustration leading to challenging behaviours and/or behaviours of concern.

Duties of the role include:

Providing day to day assistance within the family home, out in the community and within education

Promoting choice and independence

Providing boundaries and direction around positive behaviours

Identifying and preventing triggers that may cause anxiety and or challenging behaviours.

The ideal Female Support Worker Learning Disabilities and Autism will have:

A current enhanced DBS on the update service (preferred but not essential)

A full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle (preferred but not essential)

Previous paid experience in Health and Social Care in the UK (Learning disabilities and autism)

Good knowledge of safeguarding and person-centred care

Good understanding of professional boundaries

Ability to use own initiative and work as part of wider team.

As a Female 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.

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.


Reference: 35990528

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