(Known internally as Enablement Assistant)
Rate of Pay £10.20 per hour
Location: Hamworthy, Poole
Shift Patterns: Full time days or nights
About the role
Adam is an endearing 18-year-old who has a happy and playful disposition. He has autism and learning disabilities and needs Support Workers who are able to support him in the next stages of his life. His family have always held high aspirations for him to live a good and full life, doing the things that he loves the most. With the right people around him both his family and PBS4 believe that he can be enabled to achieve what he would like from his life.
Adam is at his happiest when he is riding the escalators and lifts in shopping centres. He loves the outdoors and feeling the breeze through his hair. When he wants to unwind, he likes nothing more than watching his favourite episodes of Teletubbies and Thomas the Tank Engine on YouTube.
Those that are sensitive to Adam's moods will be able to reassure him when he anxious and recognise when he needs his own company.
Adams is looking for fun team members who will help him transition from school into his very own home, team members will need to be both confident and happy individuals that are able to set clear boundaries so that Adam feels safe at all times.
Why work for us
* Work for a small not for profit organisation where the focus is the people we support
* 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 rata), 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 get £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.
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 Deputy Enablement Manager, the 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".
- Learning Disabilities