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Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 14 June 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: up to £14.42 per hour (dependent upon on experience)
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 14 July 2024
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Remote working: On-site only
Company: My Life Legacy
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: PA62


Job description
We are looking for enthusiastic, empathic, genuine and patient people to join our team, who are interested in making a difference to two adult young men’s lives.

As a team, we support two autistic twin men in their own home, using a range of research-based approaches, such as person centred therapy, elements of applied behaviour analysis, picture exchange communication systems.

* To assist in the design and implementation of therapeutic programmes.
* To support the individual to be autonomous in self-care.
* To monitor and take accurate data daily.
* To support individuals during times of challenging behaviour.
* To model best practice and professionalism at all times.
* To support the individual in their domestic skills.
* To attend mandatory training, supervision and team meetings.
* To promote safeguarding and wellbeing for the individuals.
* Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends and provide cover.
* To work or be down for cover every other Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing
Day and New Years Eve.
* To support the individual hiking, cycling and in other similar activities.
* Other duties as required by your manager

* The minimum working hours per week are 15
* A positive attitude!
* To be flexible and take constructive feedback well, when engaging in reflective
* To be able to work overnights, weekends, Christmas period and be available for
emergency cover.

* Hold a clean UK driving licence
* Previous experience with LD’s/Autism would be helpful but not essential.

We are a flexible team and can offer hours to suit those with academic commitments.

Due to the high volume of applications received, please note only suitable candidates will be contacted.