Social Care

Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

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Support Worker

(Internally know as an Enablement Assistant)

Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire

Hourly rate: £10.20 per hour

Hours: 25 hours per week (10.00am to 15.00pm Monday to Friday)

Driver: Preferred for this role

​About the role

Leah is a 26 year old lady, who lives at home with her mum in Fair Oak, Eastleigh. Leah is supported on a 2:1 ratio in the community on a Monday through to Friday, enabling her to access activities and increase her independence. Leah is fun to support and be around, she really enjoys the activities she takes part in, such as bowling, crazy golf, nature walks, feeding the ducks and music therapy.

Leah has learning disabilities, autism and epilepsy, she will at times become anxious and will require her team members to support her to manage this. Leah is able to communicate her wants and needs and likes to be around people who are sociable and patient.

Why work for us

* Be listened to and have your direct experience and expertise valued

* Have support from an experienced management and clinical team

* Be celebrated for accomplishing goals with the individual you support

* Have training opportunities that enhance your career development

Benefits include: 28 days annual leave (pro rata), in-house paid induction training followed by 12 weeks blended e-learning, coaching, and mentoring. Additional training opportunities following probation, DBS check payment, Legal & General company pension, employee recognition scheme and access to various other benefits through our Employee Assistance Programme.

About PBS4

We are a not for profit and social enterprise support provider for adults and young adults who have learning disabilities and/or autism. We support people to live in their own homes, with their own tenancies and our model of support is a practice called Positive Behaviour Support. Our CEO Jonathan Beebee is a registered Learning Disabilities Nurse and qualified Behaviour Analyst. We are a medium-sized organisation supporting 35 people across Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire and with a workforce of just over 200.

As an Enablement Assistant you will have the support of a team of people dedicated to supporting that person. You will also be able to access support from the Enablement Leader, the Enablement Manager, and the Positive Behaviour Support Clinician who provide you and the team with management and leadership. Your shift pattern may consist of day shifts, waking nights and sleeps.

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Be the change!

People with learning disabilities should have the same right to an ordinary life as anyone else. They need support from people like you to help them achieve this. If you are passionate about helping people to achieve the life they deserve and thrive of seeing others succeed then a career with PBS4 is the career for you. We value experience in supporting others, but we warmly welcome people without experience who share our values.

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