Specialist Support Worker (Autism and Epilepsy)

Advertiser
First City Nursing Services
Date Posted
17th November 2015
Reference
DCSW15
Sector
Learning Disabilities
Location
Swindon, Wiltshire
Salary
£7 to £9 Per Hour
Contract Type
Permanent
Grades
Non Qualified
Job Roles
Support Worker

Do you have 12 months experience minimum in the care and support of individuals with learning difficulties specifically those with Autistic Spectrum Disorder / Epilepsy and who present severe behaviour challenges?

Benefits: Support and funding for Diploma in Level 2 in Health and Social Care, Pension Scheme, Holiday Pay, Ongoing Development

First City Nursing Services is the leading family run nursing agency supplying nurses, support workers and care assistants to nursing homes, learning disability placements, care homes, hospitals and individuals within their own homes.

First City Nursing currently have a number of vacancies for Specialised Support Workers to cover a variety of shifts, including weekends. Experience is essential due to the complexity of the packages and drivers would be advantageous but not essential.

The purpose of the role is to provide care and support to all service users to enable them to maintain their independence and quality of life in their own homes, in residential or nursing homes, day-care centres and hospital placements

As a Support Worker you will be responsible for:

  • The personal and social care of each individual resident to whom you may have been allocated during your placement.
  • Ensuring that each resident is within a safe environment and that the standard of care is second to none.
  • Following the policies that are in place within each placement area and to ensure the well being of your residents and fellow colleagues at all times.
  • Keeping up to date with current practice and attending all mandatory courses offered to you (i.e. Moving and Handling).

To apply contact Debbie on 01793434222 or visit jobsincare.org

Employment is subject to rigorous background checks including Criminal Records and Identity.

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