Support Worker day time 30 hours p/week Mon-Fri

This role has two aspects; 1-1 support for 3 days per week and small group support for the remaining hours.

Support worker required to support a young man with learning disabilities and Autism, in a day service/day opportunities setting. To support him to participate in a range of activities from Cooking, Art and Craft, IT, Zumba, day trips, swimming, gym, enterprise both in the community and at our base in Redditch.

The role will involve providing 1-1 support in a group setting, and some occasional 1-1 lone working. The individual likes to be in the same group as his friends so the candidate will support him to participate in most group activities.

Then, the reamining hours will be supporting small groups of adults with learning disabilities in the same types of activities as above.

 

Experience or understanding of Autism, learning disabilities, in a support role or relevant qualifications in a related field required. Good basic cooking skills required and ability to support people to follow a recipe. Good sense of humour, good communicator and outgoing personality is required. Experience or abilitiy in working with small groups and/or supporting people with LD an advantage. If you have skills in any of the listed activities, this too would be an advantage. Enthusiasm is a must.

 

Induction and training provided. DBS check essential - cost met by employee and reimbursed after 6 weeks and at least 2 satisfactory references required.

 

30 hours per week - generally speaking the hours will be 9.30am - 3.30pm Monday - Friday but some flexibility is required. Immediate start available subject to the above. More hours may be available - if required you would need to be flexible to do occasional Saturdays and occasional evenings to support service users to attend discos and social events in the local area (once Covid restrictions lift). We also do a twice yearly holiday - willingness to work these would be an advantage but not essential.

Driver, own car and willingness to use this for work purposes (subject to insurance) in advantageous but not essential.

5.6 weeks annual leave pro rata incl. bank holidays

Pension

Job Types: 30 hours, Permanent

Salary: £8.91 per hour

 

Reddi Support Ltd provided the following inclusive hiring information:

We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or disability status.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £8.91 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
All staff are required to be temperature checked each day, masks worn and twice weekly testing is done.