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Support worker - Autism

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Start date: 25 Sep 2018
  • Category: Special Needs
  • Job reference: PE11058632
  • Branch: Sheffield Secondary SEND
  • Consultant: Hannah Warren
  • Call: 0114 252 1975
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Job description
Protocol Education are currently recruiting for Autism Support workers to support children and adults with autism spectrum disorder on a full-time basis.

This position permanent, with a probationary period of 15 weeks.

Pay: £9.00 per hour.

Location: Wombwell

Hours: Rotating shifts 4 days on 2 days off. Shifts will rotate between 07:30am - 14:45pm & 13:15pm - 21:45pm. We ensure that you are given 1 in 3 weekends off, ensuring you do have your own time within social hours.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of day to day care, on a 1-1 basis or 2-1 basis. You must have previous experience supporting autism in some capacity, with a working knowledge of safeguarding rules and regulations.

The role:
• Support autistic service users in your care to complete day to day tasks
• Ensure all personal care needs are met
• Take the children to and from activities
• Complete academic activities
• Follow care and education plans set to specific individuals
• Complete daily reports to ensure a high quality of care.

The successful candidate:
• Will have a Level 2 or 3 qualification in Health and Social care
• Will have experience supporting children or adults with Autism
• Will be able to drive (due to remote location of School)
• Will be aware of all safeguarding regulations
• Will actively be seeking full time ongoing employment on a rotating shift basis
• Will have genuine compassion and a want to adequately support the students in your care
• Experience supporting in a school environment is preferred but not essential.
• Will agree to a full enhanced DBS check, if not already on the update service.

What this role offers me:
• The opportunity to gain full time employment
• CPD training given periodically to improve knowledge and skills
• A dedicated specialist consult, to support you boost your career
• Paid three-week induction, including gaining your care certification
• A competitive starting salary
• Internal career progression opportunities
• Additional benefit schemes

We are currently accepting CV's and are looking to appoint all successful candidates to this role ASAP. If you would like to enquire or discuss further, please contact our SEN consultant Hannah on 0114 252 1975 and send your CV to hannah.warren@protocol-education.com

We look forward to hearing from you.
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