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Support Worker - (Full-time / Permanent)

Job reference: 1415975 
Date notified: 13/03/2019 
Job location: Armagh 
Salary: £16,638.75 per annum. 
Hours: 37.5 
Worktime: Monday - Sunday, times to be confirmed. 
Closing date: 26/03/2019 
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 Autism Initiatives (AI) 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:

Working, voluntary, or personal knowledge of providing care and or support.
Be flexible to work on a rota basis.
Registered or agreeable to register with the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) on appointment.
Full UK driving licence held for at least 1 year.

Health Care qualification, or working towards this.
Working knowledge in a similar role.
GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above, or equivalent, or higher qualification.

Application Method:

To apply visit the link: or contact the employer via telephone: 02890 699131. See employer details.

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Other Information:

Equality Statement: Autism Initiatives is committed to equal opportunities in employment and service delivery.

Registered Charity No: XR72211, NIC 104641
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