Support Worker

Do you have the skills to work with people with autism living in a small residential home? If so, please get in touch ! We are looking for Support Workers who have experience of working with and supporting people in a voluntary or paid capacity.
Duties for this role will include:
* Assisting to meet the physical and emotional needs of service users
* Assisting in general daily living activities, including the preparation of meals and laundry, whilst encouraging the service user’s participation
* Supporting service users as necessary with personal hygiene and maintaining a high standard of personal care
* Encouraging participation in social and leisure activities – this role may require you to accompany residents on trips and holiday
For this great role you must have:
* The willingness and ability to provide personal care
* The ability to work to a shift pattern including evening, sleep-ins and weekends on a rota basis
* The ability to manage challenging behaviours
* The willingness to take part in planned activities
* Communication skills to deal effectively and professionally with parents/family members and other professionals where required