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Support Worker

Bath, Somerset
£11.00 Per Hour
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
We're looking for experienced adult learning disabilities workers with a background in Autism, Personal care & Challenging behaviour, to work with in one our Specialist Autistic secure units that support 7 males with complex needs and challenging behaviour. You will be needed on a block booking basis, so you'll need to be reliable and consistent. You'll be providing all aspects of personal care with some residents, bathing, incontinence, changing and showering. 4 males are non-verbal, others have limited speech or speech impediments. You will need adult learning disabilities experience and residential experience and be confident and aware when dealing with physically challenging behaviour, hitting & lashing out and working in loud environments. Although the service is challenging on paper, you can be assured it is a well ran and safe environment to work in. An established, fully trained, experienced team is in place with the most recent member of staff being there for over 18 months. Service users are 2-1, you'll be assigned shadow shifts for first 80 hours or 2 weeks and inducted by a fully trained member of staff using the buddy system. The layout of the service promotes safety as 3 of the rooms in the main house are locked keeping the service users contained. 1 service user not challenging but loud, other units are always 1-1 24/7. You'll be working in a busy environment where there is always something to do, even when starting. You'll have a confident can-do attitude to be an extra pair of hands in a loud environment, where you're not easily intimated. For an experienced member of staff with the confidence and attitude required for this service, it's a great place to work and settle into. If you have the relevant experience and availability, please call Max on (phone number removed) or apply with your CV
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  • Job Reference: 705460169-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Brook Street
    Brook Street
  • Location: Bath, Somerset
  • Salary: £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary