Specialist Behaviour Support Worker

Posted 9 April by HCPA Ltd

About the Company

We have four values that express and represent our shared understanding of the principles that are important to us as an organisation. Developed in partnership with our staff, customers, and their families and carers, they set out the things we aspire to be as an organisation and that underpin everything we do.

Why should I apply for this Specialist Behaviour Support Worker job?

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  • Sleep ins are payed at £30.24

Being Looked After

  • HealthShield - health cash plan
  • No medical required to join and no GP referral required before
  • Dependent children covered up to the age of 18 in full-time
  • At another member of the family for £1 per month
  • Occupational sick pay (following successful probation)
  • Employee Assistance Help Line - First Assist Services
    • offers telephone counselling, lifestyle, health and legal assistance and can refer you on to services
    • fully confidential to you,
  • Eyecare Voucher
    • if using IT regularly for the job can claim these with Vision Express

Being Valued

  • Employee discount scheme
    • Reward Gateway - through the Look Ahead Hub
    • staff can access the UK’s largest employee discount scheme, offering discounts in over 1300 retailers and cash-back options.
  • Quarterly Staff Recognition Scheme
  • Flexible Annual Leave

Being Developed

  • Professional Qualification and Development Sponsorship (criteria apply)
  • Other learning and development opportunity's
  • Secondments as advertised internally, across all areas of Look Ahead
  • Potential in Hertfordshire services to work across service and develop to a more senior role

Other Benefits

  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Social Housing Pension Scheme (SHPS)
    • Is available to all employees via salary exchange. This means the amount of salary exchanged is exempt from National Insurance.
    • The scheme includes a Death in Service lump sum of 3 x your annual salary.

What does this Specialist Behaviour Support Worker job involve?

Hours of Work: Part Time: 24+ Hours Per Week / Full Time: 40 hours per week - Shifts: 7am - 3pm / 2pm - 10pm

Specialist Behaviour Support Workers are responsible for supporting people with learning disabilities and behavioural needs to live full lives, develop skills and maintain their wellbeing.

Your role will include:

  • Support customer in diverse activities, enhancing independent living skills, and engaging in positive communication.
  • Foster connections, manage anxieties, and drive to activities using customer's vehicle in rotation.
  • Collate behavioral data and essential paperwork for analysis.
  • Communicate with family and key stakeholders, following policies and procedures.
  • Consistently review and assist in achieving customer's life goals.
  • Provide personal care and maintain project records.
  • Fulfill any additional duties as requested by management.

Am I the right person for this Specialist Behaviour Support Worker job?

The Welwyn Supported Living Service will be a new home for one customer with learning disabilities and Autism, and we are looking to build a staff team with an excellent value base to support the customer to build their new life and develop their skills as an independent person.

  • Enjoys social interaction and the company of others, joins in local activities to encourage customer involvement.
  • Exudes a warm friendly presence and open behaviour
  • Prefers working as part of a group or team
  • Is fundamentally calm and resilient, does not let emotion adversely affect them or obscure their judgement
  • Has a practical and logical mind and is naturally well organised
  • Thrives on change and enjoys dynamic diverse environments
  • Is confident with high levels of self-esteem
  • Is respectful, articulate and sensitive in style of communication
  • Is motivated towards excellence and improvement of personal performance with a can do attitude
  • Ability to cope positively with challenging and diverse behaviour

If NO Experience: BANK / 0-Hour Contract is available.

Essential:

Desirable:

  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with customers with Autism/Challenging Behaviour/learning disabilities
  • Driving licence and a willingness to drive as part of support duties;
  • Experience of facilitating creative activities for vulnerable adults
  • Have UK driving license

Applications will only be considered if located within a 10-mile radius of the position.

HCPA is not a registered sponsor for international workers seeking employment through the skilled or temporary worker route. Please refer to the UK Immigration Points-based routes and the information below to check your eligibility to work in the UK

Application questions

Do you live within a 10-mile radius from the home?
Do you have RIGHT TO WORK in the UK (Sponsorship license is NOT available)?
Do you have a VALID DRIVERS LICENCE & access to a VEHICLE?
Do you have at least 2 years experience in working with people with LD/Autism?
Do you have an NVQ2 or above?

Reference: 51997808

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