Head Office:

HomeCareDirect

Riverside House

Hady Hill

Chesterfield

Derbyshire

S41 0DT

24 hr Contact:

0345 061 9000

Vacancy Line:

01246 520037

E-mail:

enquiries@homecaredirect.co.uk

Full Time Enablement Support Worker – Hatfield

  • Location: Hatfield
  • Rate: £11.50 per hour Weekdays and £12.00 per hour Weekends
  • Job Type: Fulltime

Job Description

HomeCareDirect are looking for dedicated person to support our client to live a full and active life in their family home and out in the community.

PAY RATE: £11.50 Per Hour Weekdays and £12.00 Per Hour Weekends

HOURS: Full time hours Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm and waking nights 8pm to 8am – Occasional weekends to cover annual leave and sickness.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The client has Autism/ Asperger Syndrome and suffers with Anxiety syndrome.  He is a very outgoing and generally happy person with a very caring nature.  The client likes to be outdoors and his hobbies include walking, music and a particular love of animals. 

The support worker will work on a 2:1 basis as part of a wider team to provide social, emotional and practical support to the young man both at home and out in the community.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To assist the individual with personal care as directed by the client’s family and the Occupational Therapist.
  • To assist the individual in their therapy programme as directed by members of the therapy team and the client
  • To administer medication
  • To assist the client to access the community including local clubs discos etc.,
  • To maintain the client’s comfort and well-being at all times
  • To ensure the clients wishes are met and adhered too

ESSENTIAL SKILLS/CRITERIA:

  • Experience and knowledge of supporting people with autism and positive behaviour support
  • Knowledge of safeguarding issues relating to vulnerable adults
  • Ability to engage with family
  • Articulate, very clear verbal communication
  • Car Drivers preferred

DESIRBLE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:

  • Hold or currently working towards a recognised social work, health care qualification
  • Qualification in Autism, Positive Behaviour Support
  • Experience of working within a team

You will be 100% committed to working within a team. This is a long term contract and we need dedicated staff who will understand the need for consistency, reliability, structure and clear communication.

For more information please contact our recruitment line on 01246 520038 or please click to apply online.

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