Do you remember when you had to do something new for the very first time? Do you remember how you felt? Maybe you were scared, excited or could not believe it was possible.
What about when you accomplished something for the very first time? How did that make you feel? Perhaps you were able to try things you had never done before or achieved things you never thought you might be able to achieve.
Now imagine what it would feel like if you were the person who had empowered someone with a disability to achieve something they never had done before. How would that feel?
This is an exciting and rewarding position, where you will have the ability to work with individuals who have difficulty with interaction and communication, restricted interests and repetitive behaviours, and who face challenges in their ability to function across all areas of life. We are looking for someone who is creative and encouraging in their approach, firm but friendly with a caring nature, and motivated to support the individual with activities they enjoy.
Could you be the person we are looking for?
What will this role involve?
Using emotional intelligence to work with the individual you are supporting by putting boundaries in place and making sure these are adhered to, while also ensuring the individual feels they are making their own choices.
Working with individuals using social and physical activities to enable the person to be the best version of themselves.
Using positive behavioural support approaches to enable you to provide person-centered care.
Following a detailed care plan wholeheartedly, as structure is very important for the individuals you will be supporting.
You will receive weekly therapeutic sessions to discuss how you are feeling, how you are getting on working with the individuals you are supporting and how to evolve your skill base further in your role.
You will be working in a risk assessed environment that is safe and supportive at all times.
What are the requirements for this role?
You will have previous understanding and knowledge of working with individuals with a developmental condition and a learning disability.
You will be proactive and focused on the key aspects of outcomes/person led care and support, and implement this into your role.
You will have second-to-none communication skills and have the ability to be able to pick up on subtle signs and changes within a person's behaviour.
Only males will be considered for this position due to the background and the preferences of the individuals you will be supporting. Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
Details of the role:
There will be a full-time role available whereby you will work day shifts with sleep overs.
There will be a full-time role available whereby you will work waking night shifts.
Pay rate £10.50 p/h, sleep overs will be paid £62.64 flat.
This position is advertised on a temporary to permanent basis where by you will complete a 12-week period with the support of AJ Recruitment, resulting in a permanent position and transferring to our client at the end of the 12 weeks whereby you will be working to a set roster, however there is often the opportunity to work overtime.
For this role you will need to be available to start at the end of August, we have interview slots still available for the rest of this week and next. We are receiving a high level of applicants for this role so be sure to apply to be in with a chance of securing your interview slot!
The advantages of taking the Temp to Perm route:
Support System - We are fully available through the whole Temp to Perm process to help guide and support you and ensure your start to your new role runs as smoothly as possible and you will have a dedicated consultant to support you throughout.
Foot in the door - Starting with the company on a Temp to Perm contract can be a great way to get your foot in the door. Especially if you are new into the care sector, this route is a great way to get started by trusting our recommendation for you.
Matching - As a company we have worked in this sector for many years, we pride ourselves on fully understanding the market which will greatly benefit you as we will be able to find you a role to suit you perfectly.
Only the Best - We only work with the best clients in the market who appreciate, nurture, invest in and look after their staff, so by taking this route you will be guaranteed a position in a company where you are a valued member of the team.
Interview Prep - You will receive help to prepare you for your interview with the client which will give you the best chance of securing the position.
If you think you have the right skills and personal values to support people to live independent lives, we would love to hear from you. Simply apply here by submitting your CV detailing your previous experience or call .
Key Words; Senior Support Worker, Advanced Support Worker, Specialist Support Worker, Support, Care Worker, Enabler