Autism Support Worker - St Albans

Recruiter
precious homes
Location
St Albans
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
20 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job title: AUTISM SUPPORT WORKER

Location: ST ALBANS - HERTFORDSHIRE

Salary: £9.00 PER HOUR

Role: Permanent Contract 36 hours per week, 3 x 12 hours with 4 days off. Overtime available.

Benefits:

  • Employee of the month – cash prize.
  • Team of the month – cash prize.
  • Childcare voucher scheme.
  • ¼ bonus scheme based on budgets.
  • Recommend a friend - £200.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • 28 days holiday (Inc. Bank Holidays)
  • Excellent Induction & Free Training

Working hours: Long Day shift pattern and 3 days on of 12 hours (normally 8-8 or 10-10) – 4 days off. Overtime available on most weeks.

Additional Information: You need to be 18 years of age to apply for one of our posts.

You do not need any experience as full training will be given. Over 70% of our managers started as a support worker.

The Company:

At Precious Homes, we work by empowering people with Learning Disabilities, Autism Spectrum Conditions, Mental Health needs and other complex needs to live as independently as possible, to become integral members of the community and to achieve their goals and aspirations through individual care pathways.

If you are passionate about making a positive difference to people lives and giving something back we are looking for Support Workers to join our award winning teams.

Many of our services are headed by individuals who joined us as a support worker. So if you are looking for a company where you can progress your career – look no further!

We are an award winning organisation and we are nominated for several more awards within the care sector in 2019.

We currently have 32 services rated as “Good” with CQC and 1 service rated as “Outstanding”. Our vision is for every one of our services to be “Outstanding” with CQC.

The day-to-day duties:

No two days are ever the same at Precious Homes but every day is rewarding and fun for our support workers. You will be working in a fantastic environment with the best facilities and as part of a highly skilled fun team delivering high quality person centred care. Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Providing outstanding personal care
  • Supporting residents to develop independence and life skills
  • Assisting people to achieve daily goals
  • Assisting with the development of person centred plans for our residents
  • Supporting people in undertaking daily activities or development in their own apartment and in the community.
  • Daily activities such as arts, crafts and various activities
  • This includes employment, education and other opportunities.
  • Maintaining records and drawing up risk assessments

Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications required:

  • Always be on time
  • Always have a good work ethic
  • Always give maximum effort
  • Always have good body language
  • Always have great energy
  • Always have a great attitude
  • Always work with passion
  • Be coachable
  • Always do extra
  • Always be prepared
  • Always be caring

What the company will offer:

Precious Homes’ dedicated staff teams are its most important asset and our investment in their continued professional development and training is essential.

Our training, empowerment & education programmes ensure that we have the best people working in the best positions for the benefit of our service user group and for our staff teams. If you interview with us, you will get a decision within 24 hours.

In addition to our competitive salary we also offer:

  • Employee of the month – cash prize.
  • Team of the month – cash prize.
  • Extensive 5 day Induction & Free On-going Training.
  • Fantastic career progression opportunities.
  • ¼ bonus scheme based on budgets.
  • Recommend a friend scheme - £200 bonus.
  • Company pension scheme. 28 days holiday (inc. Bank Holidays).
  • Annual Precious Awards Ceremony where you have a chance to nominate a co-worker (or be nominated) for one of our prestigious awards at our gala night.

So now what?

Let’s face it - if you’ve read this far, you’re probably interested right? So why not take this unique opportunity and join one of the best care companies in the UK. So send your CV today and have a chat with one of our recruiters about the role

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