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Support Worker

We are recruiting for a Support Worker for a Residential Service in Ashington on a full-time permanent basis.

This will include days, nights and sleep in shifts.

Due to the vacancy starting as soon as possible, a DBS on the Update Service would be ideal.

This service will be working within adult service users with Autism, Complex Needs and severe Challenging Behaviour and will require working on 2:1 and 3:1 shift.

You will support service users with daily activities and with independent supported living.

You will use a person-centred approach and use effective communication skills to motivate and understand the service user.

? Promoting the independence of people within the services
? Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out, or going away on holiday
? Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
? Personal care
? Manual handling & helping with medication
? Supporting people with achieving goals

Required Education, Skills and Qualification:

? 1-2 years' recent experience within a similar role
? Experience within Learning Disabilities/Complex Needs
? Able to work with service users who display challenging behaviour
? Flexibility to work shifts to meet the needs of the client including sleep ins
? Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
? Driving Licence is ideal but not essential

For this position all candidates applying to jobs through Pin Point must have undertaken or be willing to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

Registered on the Update Service.

Please contact Teagan or Julie at Pin Point with your CV to apply and be considered for the role or contact 0191 261 5205 for more information.