Agency Support Worker - Aston Clinton

Posted 28 March 2024
Salary £11-£13 per hour.
LocationAston Clinton
Job type Temporary
Contact NameSiouxsie Pardoe

Job description

Agency Support Worker – Aston Clinton.

Paterson Health and Social Care is a Healthcare agency offering zero-hour contracts and ad-hoc shifts, to fit around your other commitments.

We are recruiting experienced Support Workers with a good knowledge and understanding of Autism and Learning Disabilities to support individuals in residential & supported living services.

We are looking for individuals who want to make a real and positive impact on people’s lives, where every day is different.

We offer Earlies, Lates, Long Days, Nights and Sleep-Ins spread across a 7-day period.

Pay Rates: £11.00-£13.00 per hour PLUS HOLIDAY PAY.

As we are an agency, we offer a zero-hour, temporary contract. This is very flexible, so you can work around your other commitments.

Benefits of joining Paterson Healthcare:

  • Competitive Rates of Pay

  • Holiday Pay

  • Paid Comprehensive Training

  • Flexible working hours and shift patterns

  • Refer a friend scheme of £150.00 per each referral

Working as part of an established staff team supporting with:

  • Promoting Independence

  • Person Centred Approaches

  • Personal Care

  • Day to day tasks e.g. Cooking, Laundry, Shopping

  • Daily Activities

Skills and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of

    12 months experience working in a support worker role with an agency or 6 months as a permanent worker

  • An excellent understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Understand the importance of routines & sensory processing for individuals

  • Ability to offer a person-centred approach as outlined in individual care plans

  • Experience supporting people with additional / complex needs and challenging behaviours

  • Level 3 Diploma or equivalent in Health & Social Care - desirable but not essential

  • Reliable, confident and honest

  • Knowledge of Safeguarding

  • Car driver desirable but not essential. Must be willing to travel

Essential Criteria:

  • Ability to travel to the location within good time

  • Minimum of 6-12 months UK care experience that can be referenced

  • Authorisation to work in the UK.