Specialist Support Worker - Male
AJ Recruitment
York, England, GB
1d ago
source : GOV.UK

We are looking for experienced, Specialist Support Workers for these fantastic opportunities!

Do you remember when you had to do something new for the very first time? Do you remember how you felt? What about when you accomplished something for the very first time?

How did that make you feel?

Imagine what it would feel like if you were the person who had empowered someone with a disability to achieve something they never had done before. How would that feel?

A brand-new opportunity has arisen for a Specialist Support Worker to work in a supported living environment in Knottingley .

In this position, you will be supporting individuals with autism who have difficulty interacting and communicating, restricted interests and repetitive behaviours, and face challenges in their ability to function across all areas of life.

We are looking for someone who is truly a team player, proactive, extremely resilient, hardworking, and has a passion to really make a difference by fulfilling people's lives through providing person-centred support.

Key Benefits!

  • Very competitive rate of pay (£10.50 p / h)
  • Opportunity to progress your career quickly within the organisation
  • Learn new skills from working with a wide ranging client group
  • Receive weekly therapeutic sessions to discuss how you are feeling, how you are getting on working with the individuals you are supporting and how to evolve your skill base further in your role
  • Receive recognition for great work and receive individual achievements
  • What are the requirements to become a Specialist Support Worker?

  • Previous understanding and knowledge of MCA and DOLS (we will provide refresher training on both)
  • Understanding of what a journey for people going through trauma would look like, or an understanding of supporting individuals with a developmental condition and a learning disability.
  • Be proactive and focused on the key aspects of outcomes / person led care and support, and implement this into your role.
  • Ability to work positively with someone who has a forensic background that can be quite significant (some sexualised / violent) by being able to look at the person they are today and work in an outcome-based way while understanding their background.
  • Only males will be considered for this position due to the background and the preferences of the individuals you will be supporting.
  • Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

    For this role you will need to be available to start by the end of October, we are holding interviews this week and next.

    The advantages of applying with AJ Recruitment for this position :

  • Support System Your dedicated consultant will guide and support you through the whole application process to ensure your new role runs as smoothly as possible.
  • Matching AJ you will find you a role to suit perfectly by using our many years of experience and understanding of the market.
  • Only the Best You will be guaranteed a position in a company where you are a valued member of the team as AJ only work with the best clients in the market who appreciate, nurture, invest in and look after their staff.
  • Interview Prep You will receive help to prepare you for your interview with the client which will give you the best chance of securing the position.
  • If you think you have the right skills and personal values to support people to live independent lives, we would love to hear from you.

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