Southwest Vacancies / Devon

Support Workers for Phil

Classic car enthusiast and a Haynes manual, just a couple of things that Phil really loves. He also likes a good story, Phil has Autism and really likes it when his staff can make the characters come alive.

Location: Yelverton

Position/s: Support Workers

Salary: £10.22 p.h.

Hours: 16 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 14th October 2022

Ref Code: GM/PG

Essential for this job

Must hold a full UK Driving Licence and be comfortable with personal care

Benefits

  1. We reward our staff with competitive salaries
  2. We offer an Award Winning Pension Scheme
  3. We have a company sick pay scheme
  4. Excellent annual leave allowance, including top up pay
  5. A really good 5 day induction
  6. Ongoing high quality training
  7. Career development opportunities
  8. A real chance to make a difference to someone’s life
  9. Become part of a ground breaking organisation
  10. Become a valued member of our staff

Ten reasons to work for Beyond Limits

More about...

Phil requires support around his daily living needs and his team are supporting him to become more independent around his home. He is doing really well in this area and he has a set of goals that him and his team are working towards. When he is relaxing he likes to watch TV and he loves to watch old episodes of Coronation Street and Dallas on his tablet. Phil also has a real love of old classic cars, he hopes to acquire one at some point but in the meantime he likes to visit the Haynes Motor Museum in Somerset and various annual car shows. When he is not hanging out at home he likes to visit Paignton and he loves to visit Cornwall for a pub lunch. Phil has many gifts and talents, he needs people in his team who can support him to reach his full potential and who can celebrate his uniqueness. He has a good sense of humour and likes to hear funny stories with funny voices to match. We offer a full induction with ongoing personal development training and are looking for people who can work shifts, the usual pattern is 9am to 10pm. There are times when Phil will not sleep through the night and when this happens we offer a disturbed night rate of £82.50. The standard sleepover rate is £70.00 per sleep. Phil has a well established team who support him really well, they are looking for additional staff to join them and there will be plenty of opportunity to shadow an experienced staff member.

Ideally you will:

  • Be outgoing, not afraid of making yourself look silly
  • Have some experience of working with people with Autism
  • Have some of the same interests as Phil
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Be reliable and flexible
  • Work best as part of a small team
  • Be committed to the values of inclusion
  • Understand the importance of family in a person’s life

A DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) Check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered a position with Beyond Limits, the cost of which will be to the employee, however, this will be returned after successful completion of probation period (6 months).

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