Support Worker

Posted 22 February by 247 Professional Health

To work as part of a team to support adults with Autism Spectrum Condition and/or learning disabilities to reach their full potential both at home and in the community and provide support with personal care, as appropriate.

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in verbal and written forms (Essential)
  • Able to make a positive contribution to team-working (Essential)
  • Empathetic understanding of people with learning disabilities/autism (Essential)
  • Ability to view situations objectively and manage conflict (Essential)
  • Ability to organise your own time (Essential)
  • Ability to manage difficult and challenging behaviour using appropriate guidelines and interventions (Essential)
  • Ability to manage personal stress (Essential)
  • Ability to work early and late shifts, weekends and be flexible (Essential)
  • Able to provide personal care (Essential)

Experience and Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 years’ experience working with adults with Autism Spectrum Condition (Essential)
  • NVQ or QCF in Health & Social Care (Desirable)
  • Understanding of autism and learning disabilities (Essential)
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills (Essential)
  • Understanding and commitment to ordinary life principles (Desirable)
  • Knowledge of housing management policies (Desirable)
  • Basic IT skills (Desirable)

Application question

Do you Autism spectrum experience?

Reference: 34535770

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