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Support Worker Autism

Paterson Health and Social Care

High Wycombe

Permanent

£10.00 - £11.90/hour

HP136TA

Posted: 05/08/2022

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Paterson Health & Social Care are seeking experienced Male and Female Support Workers for a 1:1 supported living service in High Wycombe.

For the role you would need:

Previous experience supporting with Down's Syndrome & Autism.

Knowledge of using Makaton and supporting with limited verbal communication.

Ability to ensure a calm & predictable environment.

The shifts are as follows:

7 days a week - 07.00-22.00

Additional staff for 2:1 support from 10.00-18.00

Waking nights 21.00-07.00

All lone working shifts (apart from the 2:1; 10.00-18.00 shifts)

A shadow shift would be required prior to the first shift due to a high level of challenging behaviour

If you are dedicated, passionate about caring, experienced with supporting people with Autism and/or Downs Syndrome and live in the local area then we'd love to hear from you.

Working with Paterson Healthcare we can offer you:

Highly competitive hourly rates

Holiday Pay

Comprehensive Mandatory training

Cash joining bonus scheme

Refer a Friend scheme

What our Support Workers do:

Delivery of high quality care.

Ensuring clients independence, comfort and dignity within their home.

Provide care in accordance with current best practices, following policy and procedures.

Supporting with daily tasks, such as; cooking, cleaning, personal care, shopping and hobbies.

Providing emotional support and companionship

Keeping records of client support.

About you:

Ability to provide support in a home/supported living environment.

Experience of lone working.

Full UK driving license – desirable

A proactive and can-do approach.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Able to use own initiative.

For any further information, you can call (phone number removed)

At Paterson Health & Social Care we aim to provide the best possible care to our clients. We do this through ensuring our staff are valued, supported and trained to deliver the best possible service for those we support.

Paterson Health & Social Care is an Equal Opportunities employer and adheres to CQC practices and standards

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