We are looking for Support Workers to be part of a small, dedicated team supporting a 23-year-old adrenaline Junkie male with his full program of activities each week and supporting him within his family home during the morning and evenings.
Tell me more....
This young male is very active on a day-to-day basis with a daily routine that he likes to follow, He loves accessing the community with a huge interest in theme park rides, heart racing activities and Sports. His weekly activities include the following plus even more!
Going to Fun Fairs / Pleasure Beach
The young male has Autism, sensory processing disorder, learning disabilities and relies on support to be able to do the things he loves. As well as doing all the awesome daily activities, we also support him within his family home where he has a well-established routine you will assist him with completing his routines which includes support with preparation and access to food, drink and medication. There are minimal personal care requirements as the young male is very independent with personal care tasks.
The young male has limited verbal communication, he does not have a hearing impairment however he chooses to use British Sign Language (BSL) as a preferred method of communication, along with other communication methods.
What does the young male want from his support workers?
> He is happy with male or female support.
> He wants you to care, have patience, empathy and a good understanding of his needs, someone who can adapt to supporting him in different environments.
> He wants you to be respectful and mindful of his family’s privacy whilst being in the family home.
> He will need you to be aware of his emotional needs and support him to navigate his emotions to reach positive outcomes.
> He will require you to have good clear communication skills, with an enthusiastic energy when it comes to taking part in his activities.
> He would like you to enjoy taking part in sports.
> He would love for his support workers to have basic knowledge of BSL and/or the willingness to learn BSL to support his preferred communication method.
Successful Candidates will also be required to work with other Purest Support Customers / Services occasionally.
What you will get from Purest Support
At Purest Support, you’ll start a career adventure like no other, with dedicated training opportunities along your journey to develop your skills as a support worker and beyond, Whether your aspirations are to progress into management or remain a support worker, we can help you reach your goals and forge a long-lasting career in social care.
You will support children and adults both in their home, respite and in their local communities with a variety of shift patterns that we try to give flexible opportunities we have Full Time, Part time and casual positions vacancies.
We offer a range of Great benefits
> We pay the real living Wage.
> Competitive Hourly rate £11.55 plus Sunday & Bank holiday enhancements
> £74.10 Sleep-in Rate
> Flexible hours to suit a range of lifestyles.
> Career Progression and training opportunities
> Employee recognition schemes, Team events and Socials
> Staff incentive Schemes such as refer a friend, Employee of the Month awards.
> Membership of employee contributions pension fund
> Blue Light Card membership paid for
> Enhanced DBS costs covered.
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