Support Worker

Randstad Care
£16585 - £16861 per annum + benefits
10 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Are you a hard-working Support Worker fed up with a lack of permanent, full-time care jobs? Perhaps you are working in a youth role at the moment, or with adults with learning disabilities, but want a new challenge? We currently have several exciting permanent vacancies for Support Workers in the Sutton area of Macclesfield. The service is a 20-bedded residential home which provides support to young adults (typically 16-25) who either have a diagnosis of Autism and/or display complex behaviours that challenge. This is a modern and homely environment which opened just last year and has fantastic facilities such as a sensory room and therapeutic services delivered on-site. We are now looking for positive and confident individuals, good at 'breaking down' emotional barriers, confronting negative behaviours, and working with our young adults to develop their life skills. In return for your commitment and experience, we offer a competitive pay rate, support with your professional development and a vast range of company benefits. Benefits - Guaranteed, contracted hours ( at least 37.5 per week) - a 2 week rolling rota so you will always know when you are working - 5.6 weeks annual leave - An extensive benefits package including pension and free parking - Support with completing specialist vocational qualifications Responsibilities - Creating personal programmes of support and progression designed to meet the individual's needs and aspirations - Keeping young adults safe by confronting antisocial behaviours in a positive way - Creating a stable and professional, yet warm environment Requirements - EITHER experience with Autism, or with challenging behaviour - A confident, positive and extroverted character - Able to work flexible on shift patterns including earlies and lates, and some nights in case of emergency - To be able to commute to the service for the required shift times Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone. Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing. This job was originally posted as

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