Support Worker

The Amore Group
Published
March 21 2024
Location
Leyland, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Salary/Hourly Rate
£11.50

Description

What makes Amore Complex Care a great place to work:

  • Pay rates from £11.50, and paid sleep ins
  • Waking night shifts available with boosted payrate
  • Weekly pay!
  • Holiday allowance
  • We will support your career development by funding Health and Social Care diplomas and NVQs
  • Get paid for your training and induction with us
  • Enrol in our great pension program after 3 months with us
  • Referral bonus scheme – earn £100 for every successful referral!

Meet the person you’ll be supporting:

  • Who am I? I am a gentleman in my 30s. I have recently moved into my own house for the first time, so I need support to help me with this transition and to reintegrate into the community.
  • What challenges do I have? I have autism and I am non-verbal, so it is helpful if people are patient with me and follow my routines. I have sensory issues so this is something my staff need to monitor.
  • What activities do I do? I love to go on long walks that my staff team will join me on, and I enjoy going on drives. When I move into my new home and I would like to be encouraged to spend time in the garden and begin exploring my local area.
  • What types of people do I get along with? People with good communication skills, who can help me with decision making and direction, without being demanding.
  • Where do I live and what is my house like? I live in Clayton-le-Woods near Preston and Leyland. I have a lovely house with a big garden and lots of space for activities and a sensory room.

My team

  • How many people support me at one time? I am supported by 3 staff at a time. My staff don’t physically intervene but may need to de-escalate and redirect me.
  • What shift patterns do my team do? 9am-9pm days and 9pm-9am nights. One staff member sleeps in.
  • What are my team trained in? My staff will get a bespoke training course specifically to cover my needs.

Job responsibilities

  • Assisting with Autism through goal-oriented activities and daily living skills.
  • Monitor the service users physical and emotional well-being.
  • Assisting with personal care.
  • Supporting with sensory needs.
  • Provide person-centred support.
  • Support with household duties, such as cooking and cleaning.
  • Assist the individual in developing and maintaining positive relationships in the community.

If you have any questions about this role, or would like to find out about some of our other support worker vacancies, please email becky.ryan@amore-group.co.uk, or phone 07930130088.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Referral programme

 

Shift:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift

 

Experience:

  • support worker: 1 year (required
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