|Female Support Worker in Berkshire|
Salary: £10.20 per hour
Date Advertised: 2021-07-22
(Internally known as an Enablement Assistant)
Location: Woodley, Berkshire
Employment type: Full time and Part time Days
Pay Rate: £10.20
Driver and access to your own vehicle is essential
Do you want to make a difference?
We need people who are committed to helping others to fulfil their potential. As a Support Worker with PSB4, you will enable individuals to develop essential life skills and empower them to lead independent lives.
Can you empathise and interact with individuals, remaining calm and positive when faced with behaviours that challenge? Experience of working with autism, learning disabilities and non-verbal communication would be an advantage. The role can be physically and emotionally demanding, but the rewards are high, giving you the satisfaction of supporting people in achieving their goals and expanding the horizons of their lives.
About the person you will support:
Lillie* is a 19 year old lady who has a great sense of humour. She enjoys being active and going out and about on her scooter.
She loves animals and is looking for engaging people to join her team to enable her to achieve her dreams.
Lillie* is supported in her own home on a 2:1 basis.
PBS4 are a non-profit social enterprise who specialise in supporting people with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours by using Positive Behaviour Support. We support individuals living with their own tenancies in their homes. PBS4 provides support to a network of people in Southampton, Dorset, Oxford and Reading.
Why work for us?
= 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 development.
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28 days annual leave, in-house training (payment for attending our five day face to face induction, 12 week induction programme, and blended e-learning and face to face mandatory training plus access to additional training 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.
"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".
* "Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010