Support Worker - Northumberland

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Support Worker - Northumberland. Children and Young People – Autism & Learning Disabilities, £7.50 per hour. Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity within the social care sector?

Your new company

The largest provider of specialist behavioural health services for children and adults in the UK. They provide children’s specialist education, children’s residential services and fostering services. They are currently looking to recruit a Support Worker to support young people with autism, learning disabilities and associated conditions within a residential setting.

Your new role

As a Support Worker you will work within a mixed-gender college and residential service supporting young people aged 16-25 years with a diagnosis of autism and related conditions. You will provide the highest possible standard of person centred care and support to students with a wide range of difficulties including complex needs and challenging behaviour. You will look to engage young people in a variety of activities designed to promote independence and develop basic life skills. As part of a team of support workers you will work shifts which do include regular evenings and weekends and sleep ins.

What you'll need to succeed

You will be a strong team player, confident and motivated and well organised. Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you’ll be someone with a genuine desire to help others. You will preferably have previous experience support children and young people and hold (or be willing to work towards) an NVQ Level 3 relating to children and young people. A full UK driving licence is essential to apply for this role.

What you need to do now

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