Support Worker - Autism
Priory Adult Care is the UK’s leading independent provider of specialist adult care services. Our aim is to provide the right support in the right home for all the individuals we accommodate.
With community-based residential care settings, as well as a network of supported living services, we support adults over the age of 18 with autism, dementia, learning disabilities, mental health conditions, Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) and behaviours that challenge. We also offer a range of residential and nursing care settings for older people with varying levels of need.
Collinson Court provides support and accommodation for individuals with autism and challenging behaviour. We provide quality support that is based on respect for individuals and their right to make choices. Our support is focused on individual needs and enabling people to live as independently as possible.As a Support Worker you will be a key member of our team, providing high standards of person-centred support and care to our service users. Through a creative and caring approach, you will build good relationships with both service users and their families, supporting service users in the planning of goals and in living as independently as possible. Both personal care and participation in activities are key tasks for the role, so energy and initiative is vital; experience however is not essential, providing you have a willingness to learn and the compassion and patience needed to support.What we’d like from you:
- Excellent communication skillsEffective organisational capabilityGreat team playerFlexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we supportStrong “can do” attitude
- A competitive salaryEnhanced disclosure cost coverageComprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training28 days annual leave including bank holidaysOnline benefits and cashback rewardsCycle to work schemeJust Drive schemeSMART Childcare VouchersSMART Pension option
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/76799512