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Male Support Worker (Autism Specific) Brampton Area, Chesterfield, 20 hours per week @ 9.00per hour
Do you want a Real
Chance to make a difference
Chance to develop your skills and knowledge
Real Life Options is a registered charity, come and work for Real Life Options and youll start your day knowing that youre making a difference by supporting greater independence and creating more opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism.
Youll have a really rewarding role working with a great team of people and the chance to make a real difference to other peoples lives. We will support you along your career path to learn, develop and grow.
We deliver creative, dynamic and person-centred services providing a range of individualised support to people living in shared supported living properties and individual tenancies.
You will be supporting a male within his own home in the Brampton area of Chesterfield. An understanding of autism and ASD characteristics would be beneficial and the ability to keep to a set routine and working pattern is imperative. Mornings would be spent assisting with cleaning, cooking, shopping and doing laundry. Afternoons would involve going for a work-out at the gym, bike riding, fishing, cinema or bowling. A shared interest in these hobbies is an important part of this role so the ability to join in whilst taking responsibility for this individuals mental wellbeing and safety is highly important.
Shift Patterns are – 10am 4pm Monday
9am 3pm Tuesday to Thurs
Included in the contract of hours you will also help to arrange and attend overnight stays at places of interest and holidays for 4 weeks of the year.
An enhanced DBS is required for this role.
Real Life Options offers flexible employment opportunities. This role may also include full time shift working, including evenings, sleepovers, nights and weekends.
Previous experience is desirable for this position althoughfull training will be provided.
Benefits and Rewards
At Real Life Options we treat our people with the same respect, care and consideration that we show to the people we support. Not only do we provide competitive rates of pay, a great place to work and great job satisfaction, our additional benefits include:
Accreditedtraining giving you the knowledge and skills to deliver a first rate job
Access to training bursaries
Aminimum of 28-days paid holiday a year, including bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
An employer contributory pension scheme
A free Employee Assistance Programme (including a medical helpline, telephone and face-to-face counselling, debt, financial and legal information)
10,000 Life cover
Refer a Friend Incentive 250 Bonus (terms and conditions apply)
A financial wellbeing scheme
A reward gateway with access to discounted goods and services
The chance to make a real difference in peoples lives
We are keen to recruit someone with the right values and behaviours who can help us to ensure our workplace values are at the heart of everything we do these are:
Respect Honesty Responsibility Excellence
If you can circle 6 or more of the skills below, then you could be the person we are looking for:
Honest – Good Communicator – Strong Values Flexible – Passionate – Self Motivated – Reliable – Caring – Inclusive
Please note that initial contact with applicants will usually be by email, so please check all of your email folders regularly, including your junk mail folders.
Real Life Options are an equal opportunities employer. We seek to recruit, train and promote the best person for the job, to make full use of the talents and resources of all our people and to craft a working environment free from unlawful discrimination, victimisation and harassment in which all individuals are treated with dignity and respect.
If you have a disability, a learning difficulty, a medical condition or individual need that you believe may affect your performance in selection, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to our processes to enable you to perform at your best so please do let us know.