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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Posted: 11th January 2019
  • Location: City of Westminster, London
  • Salary: GBP10 - GBP11 per hour
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Workers with previous experience of working with Autism / ASD and Severe Challenging Behaviour both physical and verbal required for ongoing shifts across West London

You should be an effective communicator with a person-centred approach to your care delivery. You will understand the importance of providing care and support with dignity and respect. You should be strong physically and emotionally to deal with challenging behaviour.

Your role as a Support Worker will be to provide clients with day to day support including personal care as well motivating them and encouraging independence. You should be physically fit due to the need for safe moving & handling of residents, occasionally using equipment to assist you (e.g. hoists or wheelchairs) and you should therefore have up to date Moving & Handling training and experience of using hoists.

You will have a good knowledge of safeguarding and will understand the importance of maintaining appropriate boundaries and keeping up to date and detailed observation notes and updating of care plans. An intermediate level of computer literacy is required to support this.

To apply, you will:
*Have at least 6 months' experience in care work (care assistant, support worker)
*Must have experience working with client groups of Autism, Learning Disability, Challenging Behaviour
*Able to work a shift pattern to include mornings, evenings, nights and weekends.
*Be able to provide references covering 3 years
*Must Hold a valid DBS within the last 12 months - preferably registered online
*Hold a valid UK Driver's License (preferable but not essential)

The FRCE Recruitment Group is committed to equality and value diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.
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