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Support Workers - (Full-time / Permanent)

Job reference: 1383035 
Date notified: 06/07/2018 
Job location: Armagh 
Salary: £7.90 per hour. 
Hours: 37 
Worktime: Monday to Sunday fully flexible. to be confirmed. 
Closing date: 18/07/2018 
Employer: Autism Initiatives 
Business: Healthcare Charity 
Address: Office 1&2, Linden House 
  96 Beechill Road 
Postcode: BT8 7QN 
Telephone: 028 90699130 

Job Duties:

Support workers are required to work within the mission and values of AI Autism Initiatives and the aims and objectives of the service.
Support workers should promote service user independence by providing service users with support, advice and assistance when necessary.
They should be sensitive and responsive and will consult and involve service users in all areas relating to their individual lives.
The privacy, confidentiality, rights and responsibilities of the service users will be upheld at all times.
Support workers are required to work within AI polices, practices and procedures, codes of practice and all legislative and regulatory requirements including Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and Supporting People standards at all times.

Qualifications / Experience:

Essential Criteria:
Working, voluntary, or personal knowledge of providing care and or support.
Be flexible to work on a rota basis that includes unsocial hours and weekends.
Registered or agreeable to register with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) on appointment.

Application Method:

Visit our website at or alternatively phone the HR department on 02890699131 or send a text to 07920656717.

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Other Information:

Equality Statement: Autism Initiatives is committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.
Registered Charity No: XR 72211
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC104641

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