Social Care

Support Worker – Andover

Full Time Permanent

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Support Worker

(known internally as Enablement Assistant)

Salary: £10.20 per hour

Location: Andover, Hampshire

Hours per week: Full time/Part time, Days/Nights, Permanent/Bank

Preferrably a driver, although not essential

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Support workers with a background in working with people who have a learning disability, autism or experience in supporting people with behaviours that challenge.

Ed* is a young, energetic male who is looking for a team member who enjoys the same things as him. Ed enjoys going for long walks and will walk for miles. He enjoys being active and going for bike rides when he isn't walking.

On his less active days, Ed likes having stories read to him, being on his tablet watching Thomas the Tank Engine on YouTube, completing jigsaw puzzles or drawing/colouring.

He is looking for a male team members who is calm and can support with life skills and decision making, someone who is consistent and offers reassurance when needed. Experience in PECs and visual planners would be desirable.

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 (prorata), 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. 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.

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 Deputy Enablement Manager, 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.

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!

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