ABA Relief Support Worker

£10.24 - £10.24 Per Hour
England, South East England, Kent
Closing Date: May 06, 2022
ABA Relief Support Worker

Start your day knowing you'll make a difference - join our team of Support Workers and create a positive difference in the lives of others!  

We are looking for ABA Support Workers to join our team on a relief basis in Margate supporting two gentlemen with complex needs. We are looking for someone who is proactive, works well under pressure and can be adaptive within their role to meet the needs of the people we support.

You will be expected to respond to issues as they arise, along with undertaking everyday housekeeping at the service. The ideal candidate must be self motivated in order to successfully support the two gentlemen in this service and keep everything running smoothly throughout the shift. The gentlemen are both deaf so an understanding of BSL is desirable, however full training will be provided. They are very sociable and like to go out for drives, enjoy good food and enjoy their independence.

Relief work offers ultimate flexibility - with no obligation to accept shifts you can fit your work around your personal commitments.

We are looking for thoughtful, caring and inspiring people to join our team of relief support workers in Margate. You would support people live life to the fullest. We have relief contracts available on a pay rate of £10.24 per hour - as a Relief worker, your annual leave is accrued for each hour that you work and paid to you on a monthly basis bring each hour you work to £11.48.

Knowledge and experience related to Autism and Positive Behaviour Support is preferred, however full training will be provided for the successful candidate. Clean UK Driving License is desirable, but not essential.

About ABA Services

Our approach to support is specific to the individual. Working with them to determine their hopes, dreams, aspirations and goals for their future. Putting the client’s needs first is imperative to development, progression, independence and empowerment. Closely involving family members, health professionals and key people involved in the young person’s life enables us to deliver the personalised care service required to meet the needs of the individual.

Due to the personalised nature of the support we provide, some clients respond more positively to specific approaches, especially when forming new relationships, acclimatising to unfamiliar environments and learning new skills. The same flexible approach is necessary when working in a mainstream teaching environment, for example, some pupils are auditory learners whereas others benefit from a more visual approach.

Based on evidence from previous assessments and observations, the following interests, skills and characteristics possessed by the candidate will help the client to achieve their hopes and goals, promote and increase independence and in turn enhance self confidence and cement their role in the local community and society. 

Apply now

The attached job description, person specification and additional information will provide you with lots of information on the role and ABA Services. 

Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Emma on 07903550057

  • An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Dimensions.
  • We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce
  • As Disability Confident Leaders , we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy - Dimensions has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees
  • As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150.
  • We now have British Sign Language (BSL) translated videos for all of our recruitment communications.

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