Support Worker

Posted 09 June 2021

About the role

Advanatge Healthcare are looking for support workers to support our client with Learning Disabilities/Autism in Harwich and surrounding areas.

Your Role with be to support a young adult male with Autism to support his independence. You will be out in the community supporting with activities such as going to a farm, swimming, cinema, accompanying our client on holidays. (You will need to have a full clean driving license but access to your own vehicle is not essential)

Shifts 07:00-22:00 Monday to Sunday (subject to change)

Pay rate £9.71 - 14.55 per hour inclusive of Holiday pay

We can offer you:

  • Flexible working hours
  • On-going FREE training and development opportunities 
  • Free Uniform

In return, we’d like you to have:

  • Excellent communication skills, written, verbal and listening
  • A caring and compassionate attitude
  • The ability to commit to regular (flexible) hours

If you have any of the following experience, it will support your application – but even if you don’t we can still offer FREE training in all these areas:

  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilation care
  • Medication management
  • Catheter care
  • Manual handling
  • Spinal Injury
  • ABI
  • Epilepsy
  • Experience of working with clients with complex care needs

Advanatage Healthcare is a leading care provider who puts care at the heart of everything we do. We support a range of clients varying in age and care requirements which can include mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and clients with more complex clinical needs.

As a Care Assistant duties will vary dependent on each client’s individual care plan. These may include personal care, assistance with moving and handling, support with community outings and medication administration.

Contact information

Advantage Suffolk & Essex

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