Job title: Support Worker
Reporting to: Direct Payment Employer
Location: Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne
Hours of work: 21 hours per week
Normally 3 shifts 10:00 to 17:00 (can differ for early/late activities).
Must have full driving licence (do not need a car but must be able to drive Alex’s car).
Rate of pay: £13.60 per hour
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work in an established PA support team, supporting a young man living in his own home.
Working as part of a team providing good support for a young man who has autism.
Enabling him to maximise his potential for independence within his home and his community with appropriate support.
Creating an environment where he is safe, happy, and stimulated.
To ensure his relationships with family and friends are valued and supported.
Alex lives in his own place with support from a team of PAs who provide high quality support to meet his needs.
Alex loves to get out into the country and big open spaces, he enjoys being active and attending dance classes, swimming, and the gym.
Within his home Alex does a lot of arts and crafts and is a fantastic Lego builder.
Routine and structure are extremely important in Alex’s life, and this is essential to support him with his behaviour.
You will work alongside another PA.
For further information please read the full Job description.
A clear enhanced DBS check will be required for this role paid for by the employer.
You will need a clean driving licence for this role and be happy to drive the employer’s vehicle.
Closing date: This vacancy will close as soon as a suitable candidate is appointed.
At the time of starting their employment, the successful candidate must have permission to work in the U.K.