Autism West Midlands are recruiting for exceptional Care Workers for our new Supported Living Scheme in Droitwich. Our new service, ‘The Burrows’ will contain 8 individual apartments and will be home to 8 adults with Autism. We are a provider that places the person we support at the centre of what we do as well as value and utilise the skills and talents of our care staff.
Becoming a Care Worker with Autism West Midlands means you are some who will:Your main focus will be to understand the person you support by identifying his/her likes/dislikes hobbies and interests. It’s important that you listen, understand and respect each person you are providing support for.“My senses might affect me in ways you don’t experience, please try to understand.”You must be able to adopt a flexible approach and identify what the individual wants and how you can support to achieve it. We want our care workers to be creative and proactive in discovering how goals can be worked towards and achieved together. “My routine is important to me but sometimes I like a change and want something different. Support my choices and understand that I have the right to change my mind.”The people we support are vulnerable adults and therefore a part of your role is ensuring that we hold accurate and reliable records and safeguard the individuals against any perceived or actual harm “I may not always be able to say how I feel so pay attention to me and see the changes in my behaviour, that’s how you’ll know if somethings not right. Do the right thing by me”
We want people that Aspire to Inspire! As a Care worker you will benefit from working in a specialist environment with specialist training and assisting people to settle into their new home, develop their skills and live a happy and meaningful life. Alongside the exceptional training you will receive the following benefits:
- £8.40 per hour 28 days annual leave which increases to 33 days over 5 yearsRotas issued in advance to promote work life balanceFree Health care cash back schemeLife assuranceCompany Sick Pay after completing probationRegular supervisions and a supportive management teamDiscounts at many gyms and fitness centresFree onsite parkingPaid to complete your Care certificateContinuous professional development
We are looking for applicants with at least 1 years’ experience in a care environment and are confident working in a one to one environment. Drivers are preferable for this role.
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