Support Worker – Breightmet

Date Added: 8th Jan 2018

Job Spec

Job Ref: SW001
Job Type: Support Worker
Location: The Breightmet Centre for Autism, Bolton
Salary: £8.20 to £8.50 per hour
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 31/12/2020

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Aims / Purpose of the Role:

Candidates will have relevant experience of working in hospital settings and with people with learning disabilities and/or autism.  Previous experience is desirable although not essential as training and support will be given.

  • To provide support in all areas/activities of daily living to an identified service users with autistic spectrum disorders.
  • You will support/encourage each person in areas of socialisation, communication and imagination and assist with all aspects of personal care.
  • To support/enable people with autism to experience life opportunities in line with service philosophy.
  • You will flexibly and as part of the total staff team, undertaking day time and waking night duties as required by the post.
  • Promote a positive image of people with autism.
  • Attend staff meetings and training as required.
  • Maintain confidentiality for all areas of the Company, its staff and its work.

You will get:

  • Basic starting pay of £8.20 – £8.50 per hour.
  • A full induction programme and training and development opportunities to promote career development and ability to specialise.
  • Equivalent of 20 days leave per annum.
  • Free DBS Enhanced Disclosure.
  • A friendly, supporting, working environment.

Added By: David Ramsbottom