Care Assistant

Male Complex Needs Support Worker

Website SeeAbility

This vacancy is NOT open to international applicants.

Male Complex Needs Support Worker

Please note: If you require a Visa to work in the UK, SeeAbility is currently unable to support any sponsorship requests
Location: Kennington, Oxfordshire, OX1

Salary: £26,325 per year (£13.50 per hour) plus benefits 
Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Sunday on a 12 hours shift rota basis
Employment type: Full-time, Permanent
Essential Candidate Criteria

Hold a UK Manual Driving licence and willing to drive other vehicles.
Keep calm in a crisis and have had exposure to behaviours that challenge
Have worked closely with PBS, autism and learning disabilities
Hold the ‘Right to Work’ full time in the UK.

If you meet the essential  criteria above, you could be exactly what we are looking for. Come and be part of something extraordinary!

About the person you will support:
ABC is a young man with autism and moderate learning difficulties. He likes to go out in his vehicle on pre planned routes. He loves music, BBC 1, BBC 2 radio and colouring activities. His favourite food is pasta. ABC likes routine and predictability. His team need to be dedicated, resilient and think outside of the box to enable him to reach his full potential. 
We are on the lookout for Support Workers who are calm, patient, and resilient. You will need to be able to drive and have a consistent approach to assisting the person we support to engage in the interests he loves. 

Furthermore, as Support Worker you will be responsible for: 

Daily activities such as personal care; laundry; meal preparation; medication and administration
Working closely with Positive Behaviour Specialist to ensure we are following the PBS plan
Getting to know the person you will support and help them to live the life they want to live
Taking personal responsibility for the quality of care and assistance delivered to the person you will care for
Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the person you will take care of
Helping the person you will assist plan towards and achieve both short and long term aims
Planning and be in favour of activities, such as learning and social engagements always being creative and exploring new opportunities 
Assisting the person, you will assist to manage their personal affairs making, preparing for, and attending any appointments
Ensuring the person, you will assist and his family is treated with respect, dignity, and equality
To work in accordance with SeeAbility’s values
We are looking for someone who can devote to 37.5 hours per week and are willing to work on a 12 hours shift rota basis, covering mornings, evenings, and weekends.

About us 
Registered as The Royal School for the Blind, SeeAbility is one of the oldest disability charities in the UK and has pioneered specialist support for over 220 years.
We specialise in supporting people who have learning disabilities or autism, who may also have sight loss, to live ambitious lives and achieve things they never thought possible. Whether that is forming more friendships and relationships, enjoying new experiences and activities or finding employment.
 *This post is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 (Schedule 9, Part 1) which provides for the application of a genuine occupational requirement.

Role Type: Care / support roleRole requiring specialist skills and qualifications
Type of Care Setting: Supported Living
Preferred Hours: PermanentFull TimeDays
Vacancy requires job seeker to have access to their own vehicle: No
Vacancy requires job seeker to use a company vehicle: Yes
Vacancy requires job seeker to hold a clean driving license: Yes
Travel expenses paid to staff using their own vehicle: No
Staff paid for travel time between visiting clients: No
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