Male Support Worker
(Internally know as an Enablement Assistant)
Location: Fordinbridge, Wiltshire
(Contribution towards mileage cost)
Hours Per Week: Up to 40
Employment Type: Full time/part time hours 8.00am to 16.00 pm (weekdays only)
About the role
We are looking for an experienced Support Workers with a background in supporting people with Learning Disabilities and behaviours that challenge.
Steve is a 19 year old man living in Fordingbridge, Wiltshire. Steve has Autism and Learning Disabilities and can sometimes find it difficult to cope with day to day tasks, expressing some behaviours that may challenge.
Steve has a number of key leisure interests including fishing, football and outdoor activities/trips which he enjoys doing with his team. Steve requires encouragement to be involved in these tasks and for his team members to approach these tasks with him, in a positive manner and with the expectation that he will complete these successfully.
Steve sometimes struggles with his environment and can become anxious when things are not exactly how he expects them to be. Steve needs people in his life who are confident, energetic and who will recognize when he needs some time and space to process. If this sounds like you, we would be interested in hearing from you.
Why work for us?
* Be listened to and have your direct experience and expertise valued
* Have support from an experienced management and clinical team
* Be celebrated for accomplishing goals with the individual you support
* Have training opportunities that enhance your career development
Benefits include: 28 days annual leave (pro rota), in-house paid induction training followed by 12 weeks blended e-learning, coaching and mentoring. Additional training opportunities following probation, DBS check payment, Legal & General company pension, employee recognition scheme and access to various other benefits through our Employee Assistance Programme. Refer a friend and receive £300 for every successful person you refer.
We are a not for profit and social enterprise support provider for adults and young adults who have learning disabilities and/or autism. We support people to live in their own homes, with their own tenancies and our model of support is a practice called Positive Behaviour Support. Our CEO Jonathan Beebee is a registered Learning Disabilities Nurse and qualified Behaviour Analyst. We are a medium-sized organisation supporting 35 people across Hampshire, Dorset, Berkshire and Oxfordshire and with a workforce of just over 200.
Within PBS4, we call Support Workers 'Enablement Assistants'. As an Enablement Assistant you will have the support of a team of people dedicated to supporting that person. You will also be able to access support from the Enablement Manager, Deputy Enablement Manager and the Positive Behaviour Support Clinician who provide you and the team with management and leadership. Your shift pattern may consist of day shifts, waking nights and sleeps.
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Be the change!
People with learning disabilities should have the same right to an ordinary life as anyone else. They need support from people like you to help them achieve this. If you are passionate about helping people to achieve the life they deserve and thrive of seeing others succeed then a career with PBS4 is the career for you. We value experience in supporting others, but we warmly welcome people without experience who share our values.
We want to create new ways of working, led by passion and drive for doing what is right, and promote innovation from our teams. Join us on our mission to disrupt social care!
"This role will be providing frontline social care to vulnerable people. Successful candidates will be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccination and expected to obtain vaccination during the appointment process. Commencing work will be dependent upon receiving the first dose of vaccination".
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- Social Support
- Learning Disabilities