Support Worker ( To Adult’s with Autism )
Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Salary – £14,391 – £18,000 Dependant on experience
Orbis Education and Care is here to work with young adults who have had a formal diagnosis of an Autistic Spectrum Condition. We offer flexible, family-friendly services and we make it an absolute priority that each and every young adult who walks through our doors feels welcome, cared for, safe and happy. Something we could never do without the people who work for us.
We are currently recruiting for Support Workers to be part of the team at Coed Parc House. Coed Parc House is a specialist residential service for young adults aged 18-64 with Autistic Spectrum Condition. We offer a unique environment for our young adults to develop and reach their full potential. Coed Parc House is situated in Cwmavan, approximately two and a half miles from Port Talbot train station.
Coed Parc House prides itself on being able to promote the rights of the young adults in our care, by providing outstanding therapeutic and personal care in their residences and in the wider community.
The role will require you to:
»Support young adults in a range of activities on site at Coed Parc House as well as in the community, ensuring that all duties are carried out to a high standard.
»Provide excellent teamwork and support to fellow team members and the registered manager.
»Write reports on a daily basis, and be involved in the development and implementations of placement and support plans as part of the key working groups.
» As a Support Worker, you will follow a 24 hour, 365 days a year rota.
» You will be required to work shifts overnights, days and weekends.
What we can offer you:
»Comprehensive two-week induction programme
»Paid-for and industry-leading training and support, including the QCF Level 3 qualification
»Excellent overtime opportunities with enhanced rates and bonuses (see below for example)
»Bonuses for attendance, colleague recognition and refer-a-friend scheme
»Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
»Paid sick leave
»Death in service/life cover
»28 days annual leave which increases with long service
»Regular pay reviews in line with experience and progression
»Real opportunities for progression with the majority of our senior roles filled internally
»BTEC in Positive Behavioural Support
»We will cover the cost of the DBS Check
»Perk box – over 200 discounts updated each month
Whilst it would be desirable for applicants to have their NVQ/QCF Level 2 / 3 in Health and Social Care it is not essential.
Experience within the healthcare sector would also be desirable but not essential.
In return, we provide you with a competitive salary, a range of benefits, on-going training and development plus career progression.
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