Learning Disability / Autism Support Worker

Posted 13 February by Pulse Community Healthcare

Support Worker - Learning Disability / Autism - Middlesbrough

Hours - Full or Part time, Monday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm

Pay Rate - £8.50 per hour

Are you a support worker seeking a new role? Do you have experience with supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism? If so, Pulse Community Healthcare has a rewarding opportunity for you to join us in supporting a male client with a diagnosis of autism and epilepsy.

The right candidates will be able to provide consistency, predictability and be able to follow guidelines and risk assessments to ensure the safety of our client and the public is maintained. The role requires a proactive approach to responding to any triggers for risk behaviours, whilst creating a positive and calm environment. You will be required to support the client to live the life they want, creating opportunities, outcomes and supporting them to be a citizen within their local community. A support worker role can be both challenging and very rewarding when supporting individuals who display behaviours of concern. All successful candidates will receive full training and support to help them manage situations that may be challenging. All applicants will receive bespoke training tailored to the client that they are supporting as well as Positive Behaviour Support training. PBS is embedded within Pulse Community Healthcare and therefore staff are required to work with a positive and person centred framework.

Pulse Community Healthcare is the UK leading provider of high quality care and are equally proud of our specialist training offered to our support workers to allow them to develop in their careers.

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

  • Holiday pay paid weekly

  • Daily payroll

  • Access to rotas and other information online

  • A dedicated case manager and 24/7 clinical support

  • Carer recognition

  • Personal development and career opportunities

  • Variety of work placements

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • £200 joining bonus*

  • Free mandatory training with full induction and competency sign off

Theideal support worker will have:

  • NVQ level 2/3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent. This is preferred but not essential

  • UK paid experience in Health and Social Care

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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

  • A good understanding of professional boundaries

  • Knowledge of safeguarding and person centred care

  • A full UK drivers licence and access to a car.

If you are a proactive and supportive person looking for a highly rewarding career as a support worker then please apply today.

All opportunities are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

*Terms and conditions apply

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Support Workers

Application questions

Do you have 6 months UK paid experience in the past 2 years?
Do you have a full UK drivers licence?
Do you have access to a car?

Reference: 33822658

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