Support Worker – The Burrows
Autism West Midlands are recruiting for exceptional Support 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 support staff.
Becoming a Support Worker with Autism West Midlands means you are someone 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 support 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 Support 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
- Free Health care cash back scheme
- Life assurance
- Discounts at many gyms and fitness centres
- Free onsite parking
- Continuous professional development
To apply please read through the Job Description and one page profile below and upload your CV. (Please note Drivers are ESSENTIAL)
The information that we receive from your CV is requested for the ‘Legitimate interest purposes.’ As an employer, we require the information contained within your CV in order to make a assess your suitability for the position. The information will be shared with HR team and recruiting Manager. Your CV will be deleted if it is not progressed past the shortlisting stage within 2 months of providing you with feedback