Children Support worker Residential
Partington Area Manchester
£8.35 per hour plus £65.68 per sleep.
My client is currently looking for two members of staff to join there children's residential home based in Partington Manchester. The main purpose of your role will be to work as a member of the team in the provision of care and support services for people with Autism, Learning Disabilities and/or associated behaviours; which aims to maximise the potential of individuals in line with ordinary life principles. May be required to take charge of the home/service in absence of the Senior and Managers.
You main duties will be but not exhausted to;
> Support and participate in Service User's social, life-long learning plans and recreational activities in line with care plans, trips out and holidays.
> Act as a Key worker to specified individual Service User, taking on responsibility for specified areas of care and support. This includes ensuring all medical needs are met and supporting the Service User to advocate his/her own needs and wishes.
>Facilitate and support Service Users in decision making. Promote choice and involvement. Utilise service users own Communication method, i.e PEC's
> Ensure all Staff Members work in a way that demonstrates an understanding and commitment to the rights of people with learning disabilities.
> Consistently apply non-aversive strategies developed in response to challenging behaviours, and contribute to the review and development of any such strategies.
>Encourage and enable Service Users to maintain acceptable levels of personal and environmental hygiene.
My client is looking for people who have a proven ability to work on own initiative and work as part of a team, Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to people with learning disabilities and Autism ,A commitment to a service which provides support to vulnerable individuals, and which is respectful and according to the individuals' wishes, Good communication skills (written and verbal). Ability to communicate effectively with Service Users, colleagues, family members, Managers and other persons with a legitimate interest in the project. You must be a driver and be willing to use your own car when required and be willing to drive the company minibus.
If this sounds like a job for you or you know someone who would be interested then please apply below or send your CV . Or you can call Nathan on 0161 503 2211.