Specialist Support Worker in Ipswich

£ 9 to £ 11

A&A Healthcare provides support for young adults with Mental Health needs, Learning disabilities, Autism as well as support for the elderly.

We're recruiting full time staff members to add to our teams.

Our services include Home care packages built around the customer to maintain their chosen lifestyle, from a visit a day to 24 hour support. We believe that each customer is unique, with their own individual preferences and needs.

We are looking to build a staff team of Specialist Behavioural Support Workers (Positive Behavioural Support approach) with an excellent value base to support the service user to build their life and develop their skills towards more meaningful independence with personalized daily support. Specialist Behaviour Support Workers are responsible for supporting people with learning disabilities, Mental Health needs and behavioural needs to live full lives, develop skills and maintain their well-being.

Duties include:

Developing the Service User's independent living skills and involving them in all aspects of maintaining and developing their home, including cooking, shopping, cleaning and decorating;
Supporting the Service User to manage their anxieties, challenging behaviour, using Positive Behaviour Support and Autism-specific approaches.
Supporting the Service User with personal care (if required);
To assist with meal times (i.e. food preparation, verbal prompting)
Assist and prompt clients with medication
To provide general house-keeping duties
To accompany the clients to appointments trip's out and social activities
Provide companionship to prevent loneliness
Support and assist clients with Shopping
To promote a client's rights, choice, independence, individuality, privacy, and dignity
To treat clients with respect and keep them safe
To record client's care notes
Sleep ins are paid at £42 each.

Overtime is available.

CV and Application are required prior to interview.

Drivers Preferred

Role available in Ipswich, Saxmundham, Leiston, Woodbridge and Felixstowe.

Yearly salary range working full time and sleep ins is from £22,000 to £26,000.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Permanent

Salary: £9.00-£11.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
PPE Provided

Ad ID:
5 weeks ago
A&A Manager
Posting for 3+ months