Social Care

Support Worker

Full Time Permanent

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Support Worker

(Internally know as an Enablement Assistant)

Salary: £10.20 per hour

Location: Fareham, Hampshire.

Type of Contract: Days and Nights

About the role

John is 33 years old. He has a moderate learning disability, downs syndrome and autistic traits. John enjoys activities in his home that relate to a sensory need. John loves listening to 1950's music and Buddy Holly in particular. He enjoys going for walks and watching films on his iPad. John needs team members that are patient and calm and will offer him lots os reassurance.

Within PBS4, we call Support Workers 'Enablement Assistants'. 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 Manager, Deputy Enablement Manager and the Positive Behaviour Support Clinician who provide you and the team with management and leadership.

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About you

Ideally, you will have experience working with people with learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that may challenge. Experience in Makaton is also advantageous. However, if you share our values, we will be happy for you to apply. You must be a driver with a valid driving license and access to a vehicle

Why work for us

* Work for a small not for profit organisation where the focus is the people we support

* 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 training, access to Continuing Professional Development (CPD), DBS check paid for, pension contribution, Employee Assistance Programme via 'Health Assured', access to Key Worker benefits and our employee recognition scheme. Refer a friend and get £ 300 for every successful person you refer.

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.

We want to create new ways of working, led by passion and drive for doing what is right, and promote innovation from our teams. Join us on our mission to disrupt social care!

"This role will be providing frontline social care to vulnerable people. Successful candidates will be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination and expected to obtain vaccination during the appointment process. Commencing work will be dependent upon receiving the first dose of vaccination

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