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Learning Disability / Autism Support Worker

Posted 21 February by Pulse Community Healthcare Ended

Support Worker - Learning Disabilities and Autism - Middlesbrough

Hours - Variety of shifts available

Pay Rate - £8.50 - £10.00 per hour

Pulse Community Healthcare is seeking a support worker with experience supporting people with a learning disability and/or autism. This highly rewarding opportunity involves working with a female client with a diagnosis of learning disabilities.

The right support worker 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.

  • Supporting the client to live the life they want, creating opportunities, outcomes and supporting them to be a citizen within their local community.

  • Very reliable candidates who are dedicated to promoting outcomes and independence.

A support worker role can be both challenging and very rewarding when supporting individuals who display behaviours of concern. Pulse Community Healthcare support all successful candidates to manage these situations and provide bespoke training specific to the client 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’s 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:

  • A dedicated case manager and 24/7 clinical support

  • Personal development and career opportunities

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • £200 joining bonus*

  • Free mandatory training with full induction and competency sign off

The ideal 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

  • 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 have a passion for person-centred care and wants to work with an award winning healthcare provider then please apply.

All opportunities are subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

*Terms and conditions apply

Required skills

  • Autism
  • Support Workers

Reference: 34522091

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