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Enabler/Support Worker

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon, Midlands Rate of Pay: £11.00 per hour

Hours per Week: 2.5 hours per week (evenings/weekends)

Job Reference: SRSFWR Expires: 24th November 2017

About the Employer

To provide social support for family living in Stratford-upon-Avon. You will be providing support to an 11 year old boy with ASD and behavioural difficulties and an 9 year old girl with ASD and developmental delays which effect speech and language. 


Summary of Duties

To facilitate and support the individuals in decision making, promoting choice, involvement and control.

Ensure the individual’s needs are met through planning and reviewing.

Support the individuals’ participation in social, leisure, educational opportunities with the local community.

Interact and participate with the individual’s development of self-help skills, supporting to them to reach their potential for independence.

To ensure the safety of the children at all times.

To complete and maintain accurate timesheets/mileage sheets

You have a responsibility as an Employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately.  You must record all details in the accident book.

You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident.


The Person They Are Looking For

Required:

 

Knowledge and understanding of issues relating to people with a learning disability and ASD.

A commitment to a service which provides support to vulnerable individuals, and which is respectful and according to the individuals’ wishes.

Good communication skills.

Able to work on own initiative

Honesty, reliability and trustworthiness.

Good sense of humour

 

Desired:

 

Good general education

Flexible and innovative approach to working

Experience of working in a care/support setting, ideally with children with learning disabilities and/or ASD.

Patience and understanding


The Times Required

Evenings and weekends - to be discussed.


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