Community Support Worker - Bournemouth

Bournemouth, Dorset
£8.15 - £8.85 Dependent on qualifications and competitive Relief rates
30 Jan 2018
31 Mar 2018
Full Time

Full Time, Part Time & Relief roles available - Non drivers welcome to apply

“The best thing about my job is helping people overcome their fears”

Autism Wessex is a registered Charity that supports individuals with Autism and other associated difficulties, promoting their independence at home and in the community.

We are looking to recruit Support Workers, to work within our Community Team, to support two male individuals in their own homes in the Bournemouth area. You will play a vital role in supporting M and L in their own homes, focusing on their specific requirements and encouraging independence, enabling them to lead a fulfilling life.

The role of a Support Worker is incredibly rewarding however you will experience behaviours that are challenging. To Support you with this, shadowing and a comprehensive training programme will be provided. You’ll need to have a good sense of humour, patience and persistence, as learning new skills can take time. You will also be a great communicator, empathetic, enthusiastic, creative and reliable.

What we can offer you:

  • Paid enhanced DBS when starting
  • Bespoke training programs
  • Flexible working patterns as part of a shift rota
  • Family Friendly Benefits
  • Pension scheme
  • Generous holiday scheme
  • Travel Expenses paid at 0.45p a mile

You will be required to work unsociable hours including evenings, weekends and sleep ins.

Autism Wessex is committed to safeguarding the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS and satisfactory employment references.


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