Support Worker -Supported Living & Outreach Services for Adults (WSOR-SW)

Overview

Reference
WSOR-SW

Salary
Competitive

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- South East England -- West Sussex -- Littlehampton

Job Type
Permanent

Posted
Thursday, July 11, 2019


Support Worker –Supported Living & Outreach Services for Adults
Location:
Littlehampton Office, Supporting around the South of West Sussex
Hours: Various hours/days and shift patterns available. Flexibility is required. Some Weekends

We are proud to have many years of experience supporting people in their own homes to enable them to live as independently as possible. Typically, the people we support have a diagnosis of  Autism/Aspergers, they may also have associated mental health conditions, typically depression, anxiety, OCD. 

We are looking for reliable, fun, flexible support workers.  Experience of working with people with a diagnosis of Autism/Learning Disabilities/Mental Health would be beneficial.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A Diploma/NVQ in Health and Social Care (not essential as training can be given)
  • Experience of working with people who have a diagnosis of Autism/Learning Disability and who experience mental health issues.
  • Have a working knowledge of the benefit and criminal justice systems
  • Be highly motivated and are able to work on their own initiative
  • Be well organised and able to prioritise tasks
  • A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle

Your main tasks will involve supporting individuals in a community setting. 

Activities which we enjoy with our Service Users include: cookery, art, bowling, days out to places of

interest, pottery, holidays, horse riding and many more. No two days are ever the same for us and

we need enthusiastic staff who enjoy supporting individuals with on-site and off-site activities. For

this reason, you must hold a full UK driving licence, and have access to your own vehicle with business insurance.

In return for all of your hard work, Aspens will:

  • Provide full induction and training
  • Provide Free DBS Checks
  • Auto-enrol your pension
  • Provide bonuses for new employee referrals    

About Us: Following the coming together of two leading care providers in Sussex and Kent, Aspens is united in offering over 100 years of experience in helping children, young people and adults with a range of disabilities, those on the autism spectrum, and/or those with complex needs. Through the provision of highly personalised support, we aspire to enable people to learn new skills, live life to the full and contribute to society however possible.


Contact information

Bianca McPhee


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