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Autism Support Worker

  • Location: Doncaster
  • Start date: 09 Jan 2017
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE10965010
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Hannah Warren
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
This vacancy has now expired.
Job description
This is an exciting opportunity for experienced Special Needs Support Workers /SEN carers to join a dedicated and friendly team on a permanent contract following a probationary period.

The successful candidate will be supporting a variety of students on a 1-1 basis. You will be responsible for ensuring that the child in your care is receiving a high quality of life, by supporting them to complete everyday activities. You must be open to supporting students with personal care needs.

Salary: £8 per hour during 14 week probationary period, increasing to £8.34 once this is completed.

Hours: 7am - 2pm, and 1pm - 9pm. Other shifts are available both full and part time.

Location: Due to the rural location of the residential provision, it is a requirement that you have your own transport.

Closing date: 09/01/2018

The successful candidate:
• You will be supporting residents with a range of mild to severe learning disabilities
• Maximizing independence
• Engaging with residents on a social and caring level
• Supporting them with house hold tasks and basic cooking
• Engaging in social activities and group activities
• Visiting the community to amenities and leisure centres/attractions
• Providing personal care and general living support.
• Will hold a Level 3 in Health & Social Care, or be working towards this.
• Will be happy to support in an educational setting
• Will have a DBS clear of any cautions, convictions, reprimands or warnings.
What does this role offer you?
• You will receive a competitive rate
• Full time ongoing employment, which may lead to a permanent position.
• Several free training courses are available via protocol, which will help you to enhance your overall knowledge, behaviour management skills, and look great on your CV!
• The opportunity to work with one of the leading education agencies in the area, with understanding and supportive and knowledgeable staff dedicated supporting candidates to further their career.

If you believe you would be suitable for this role, please apply below or contact our SEN consultant Hannah on 0114 2521975 to have a friendly informal chat about your options.
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