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Asperger's/OCD Support Worker - Southport

Enquiry Reference: 1242070

Hours: 14 hours per week

Experience and Skills: Essential qualities: person centred approach, patient, respectful, quietly spoken, non-judgmental, supportive, encouraging, motivating, empathetic and active listening skills, accepting of and open to eccentricity including sense of humour.

How to Apply: Please send your CV to Joan.black@carers.sefton.gov.uk in the first instance *** You can register with Sefton@Work for support, advice and job notification preferences. We operate a fair and open recruitment process so this with not affect your progression for this role. Please call 0151 934 2750

Pay Type: Hourly

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Job

Job Purpose: Southport Support Worker Position for Adult Male with High Functioning Asperger’s/OCD

Main Responsibilities: Role includes spending time: walking (specific interest in bird watching), shopping, watching films/TV shows, helping with coping strategies, attending appointments, public transport, being a buffer-support to be calm.

Working Pattern: Daytime hours between 9.00am and 4.00pm over 5-6 days.

Hours of Work: Part Time

Maximum Salary: £9.00

Comments: Any successful applicant will need to complete a DBS check (cost covered by employer) Initial four week trial period Training and guidance will be available from the local NHS Autism Team.

Minimum Qualification Comments: Experience preferred

Closing Date: 08 Jun 2020

Interview Date: N/A

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