Floating Support Worker

Location UK / Derry

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1422268

 Job Description

An excellent opportunity for a Floating Support Worker based in Derry/L'Derry.

Job Description: Floating Support Worker

Location: Derry/L’Derry

Autism Initiatives is committed to working in partnership with service users, their families, commissioners and others to provide a specialist, autism specific, person centred and outcome focussed service for people with autism spectrum conditions.

All staff are expected to:

  • Work in the context of Autism Initiatives’ Vision, Mission and Philosophy and to use our ‘Five Point Star’ approach in order to support service users in achieving their goals.
  • Work to develop their abilities in line with the Autism Initiatives Competency Framework.
  • Recognise the positive abilities of service users and support our shared belief in lifelong learning.
  • Adhere to the Autism Initiatives’ Code of Conduct and the NI Social Care Council’s Code of Practice (NISCC), showing a high degree of professionalism, resilience, and a willingness to remain committed during particularly demanding times

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The Floating Support Worker will be responsible for providing high quality support services to people with an Autism Spectrum Condition in order to set up and/or maintain their own home.

Essential Criteria:

  • Working, Voluntary or Personal knowledge of providing services and support
  • Awareness of local community support services
  • Registered or agreeable to NISCC registration on appointment
  • Full UK driving licence

What we Offer:

  • Autism Specific Training
  • Extensive Induction
  • Opportunities for QCF Development
  • Excellent Growth and Advancement Opportunities
  • Staff Buddy / Mentor Programme

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