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Support Worker

  • Permanent
  • Northampton
  • Salary: £17 374.50 per annum

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Midlands based job agency

Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd are seeking experienced and dedicated Support Workers for a client based in Northampton.

 

This is a permanent position offering job security

 

Working hours: 37.5 per week

 

Work location: Northampton / Wellingborough / Towcester

 

Experience:

Previous experience of working in a care setting (minimum 1 year)
Experience of working with individuals on the autistic spectrum disorder (desirable)
Hold an NVQ or equivalent in Health and Social Care or be willing to work towards this (desirable)

The service our client provides is spread across the Northamptonshire area and the successful candidate will be required to travel between individuals’ homes or activities will be required with the possibility of transporting individuals to and from events.

 

Working patterns varies between the hours of 8am till 10pm including weekends, public holiday with scope of additional sessions and “sleep in” opportunities with rota’s available in advance.

 

The role will involve some lone working with service users in either their home or in the community, however you will have access to support when on shift through our clients “on call” system.

 

Purpose of the Role

Our client supports individuals across the autism spectrum with a wide range of needs and service users may also have other medical needs such as epilepsy. The aim of the support workers is to allow individuals to achieve their personal goals with person centred planning at its core. Each service user is unique and their needs all differ, this may include help with day-to-day tasks, taking medication, personal care, accessing the community, and seeking employment opportunities.

 

This is in an overview of the role and is not an exhaustive list of the duties. There are other activities that will fall within a reasonable scope of the role and over time this may be subject to change and may evolve.

 

Employment Package

✓ 28 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

✓ Starting hourly rate of pay from £8.91

✓ Average 37.5 hours per week

✓ Competitive sleep-in allowance

✓ 0.45p per mile mileage allowance

✓ Workplace pension scheme

✓ Recommend a friend scheme

✓ Staff perks platform

✓ Cycle to work scheme

✓ Quarterly staff recognition awards

✓ Opportunity to complete related qualification

 

Should this role be of interest to you, please submit your CV to Elisabeth Best for consideration.

 

Established in 1974, Ace Appointments Midlands Ltd is today one of the oldest recruitment agency based in the East Midlands.

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