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Support Worker

? Contract: Permanent
? Hours: Full Time
? Location: Kenton : Newcastle

An exciting opportunity is available for an experienced Support Worker in Kenton.

This will be working full time on a permanent basis within a Residential Service for Adults with Autism, Complex Needs and Challenging Behaviours.

As a Support Worker, you will support service users with daily activities and with independent supported living.

You will use a person-centered 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

? Supporting people with achieving goals

? Limited personal care/support with care
? Managing Challenging Behaviour


? 1-2 years' recent experience within a similar role
? Experience within Autism/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 desirable 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.

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If you are interested in this position, please send your CV to Teagan Rice at Pin Point Gateshead to apply.