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Support Worker - Waking Nights

Crewe, Cheshire
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Male Support Worker waking nights - opportunity in Wistanston, Cheshire - 36 hours/week The role Gray Healthcare has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Support Worker to join their team in Wistanston, supporting a predominately none-verbal gentleman with a learning disability, Autism and Epilepsy. Who presents with a range of behaviours typical of those with sensory integration issues and Autism. The person supported loves going for long walks in the countryside, swimming, trampolining and days out to theme parks. At home he particularly enjoys watching cartoons on the television, doing jigsaws and playing games. The support is provided in a 2 bedroom flat in Wistanston, Cheshire. The team is 3-to-1 days, 2-to-1 waking nights, support by a team of male Support Workers. The vacancy is for 36 hours comprising 3 x 12 hour waking night shifts, 8am to 8pm @ £12.00 per hour. The candidate We are looking for experienced Support Workers for this team who have a manual driving license to drive the mobility vehicle. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience as a Support Worker within Autism, Learning Disabilities, ADHD, Mental Health. You will have an interest, motivation and enthusiasm to develop experience and skills to work with people with complex needs. Ideally you will have at least Level 3 in Health and Social Care or a willingness to work towards the qualification within Gray Healthcare. You will be able to manage difficult situations calmly and work within agreed evidence based PBS plans. You will ideally have experience of working with PECS, although training can be provided. You be able to complete good quality support records, detailing the activities of daily living. You will need to be resilient, emotionally, and physically fit to do this role. The company Gray Healthcare is the UK's leading specialist provider of individually tailored community-based support. Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history; we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community. We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and we are guided by our values in all that we do. Have a look at our website to understand our values, see the benefits that we offer and spend a few minutes watching our staff talk about working for Gray Healthcare
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  • Job Reference: 705460980-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Gray Healthcare
    Gray Healthcare
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Salary: £22,464
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent