Support Worker in Westbury (Challenging Behaviour)

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Support Worker in Westbury (Challenging Behaviour)

Autonomy Care, Westbury

Adult LD Home Care

£10.30 - £17.85 an hour
Full-time, Part-time & Bank shifts available

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

About us

Autonomy Care support people in their day-to-day lives, helping them to enjoy the comfort and familiarity of their own homes while ensuring that their care and wellbeing needs are met, 24 hours a day. This is a Supported Living position supporting individuals with complex needs and behaviours that challenge in Westbury, Wiltshire.

Our commitment to you

  • Guaranteed contracted hours
  • £300 Welcome Bonus*
  • £10.30 - £17.85 per hour
  • Monday to Friday Days £10.30 per hour
  • Monday to Friday Evenings £11.05 per hour
  • Saturday and Sunday Days £11.05 per hour
  • Saturday and Sunday Evenings £11.90 per hour
  • Waking Nights Monday to Friday £11.05 per hour
  • Waking Nights Saturday to Sunday £11.90 per hour
  • Bank Holiday £15.45 - £17.85 per hour
  • Great work/life balance
  • Supportive Management team and on call
  • Funded apprenticeships and diplomas
  • Accredited Positive Behaviour Support Training
  • Receive up to £300 for Employee Referrals*
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Auto Enrolment Pension
  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line

Job description

  • Part of a supported living team
  • Full time and Part Time contracts available with guaranteed hours
  • Supported Living supporting individuals with complex needs and behaviours that challenge
  • Personal, practical, social and domestic support.
  • Promoting the individuals presence and participation within the local community, hobbies and interests.
  • Completing relevant documentation

About you

You will:

  • Hold a valid driving licence with access to a vehicle
  • Must be fully/partially vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Be a positive role model
  • Have a minimum of 2 years support work experience working with people with complex needs and behaviours that challenge
  • Remain calm under pressure
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be committed to developing positive working relationships

COVID-19 Precautions

We are following the Government’s Guidelines to ensure the safety of our service users and our staff to limit the spread of infection across our Autonomy Care services.

At this time, we have ensured small bubbles/teams of staff going into our service users homes, and ensured set routes in place to reduce potential spread as much as possible.

We are committed in all aspects of safety for our team and service users, to reassure everyone that we always have full PPE supplies for all our services. Our early adoption of the vaccine means as a key worker you will have access to an early vaccination, alongside weekly tests, known as PCR testing, for every day you work in one of our services.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.