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Support Worker

Enquiry Reference: 1246360

Hours: 39 hours per week

Experience and Skills: A willingness to learn and interest in continuous learning. Recognising people have different ways of communicating. Ability to work with other people. Ability to work on your own initiative and be pro-active in your approach.

How to Apply: Job description and Person Spec are available to download below to be returned to recruitment@autisminitiatives.org

Pay Type: Hourly

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Type: Job

Job Purpose: Based in Southport. Autism Initiatives is committed to working in partnership with service users, their families, commissioners and others to provide a specialist, autism specific, person centred and outcome focussed service for people with autism spectrum conditions.

Main Responsibilities: Support service users in their daily lives through: Assisting them to develop and maintain a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance Supporting them to make appropriate choices regarding their nutritional needs. Administering medication in accordance with their needs and taking full account of the Medication Policy and Procedures Accompanying them to the dentist, doctor, hairdresser, and other appointments as appropriate.

Hours of Work: Full Time

Minimum Salary: £9.75

Maximum Salary: £9.75

Comments: Any applicant successful at interview will be required to have a DBS check and the cost of this will be met by Autism Initiatives. £19849 per annum pro rata based on 39 hours per week (£9.75 per hour)

Minimum Qualification Comments: Level 2 Qualification in Health and Social Care is desirable (You will be required to work towards this following your induction)

Closing Date: 29 Oct 2021

Interview Date: N/A

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