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Autism and Learning Difficulty Support Worker

Stockport, UK

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Full Time or Part Time

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Aims & Objectives

To deliver good quality care within the community

To ensure our service is person centred & bespoke

To respect service user’s privacy & dignity

To encourage independence & choice

To provide well trained client specific carers

To deliver a safe & well led service

Job Description:  Autism and Learning Difficulty Support Worker

Supporting children/young adults/adults, with a range of daily living activities and personal care, including Supporting children with morning and evening routines.

Supporting children/young adults/adults who can display challenging behaviour by using recognised de-escalation techniques.

Supporting children/young adults/adults within the home and supporting them to access external activities.

To work collaboratively and promote strong communication with both children, their families, and the staff team to ensure the best outcomes for the child.

Work in a child-centred way and to ensure the safety of the child/young adults/adults.

To follow agreed ways of working and strategies to manage behaviour.

Document daily activities clearly and concisely.

To always safeguard the child/young adults/adults from harm.

Specific objectives:

  • Safeguarding children

  • MAPA/ TEAM TEACH training

  • Care certificate or experience of working in the sector

  • Experience of working with children

  • Experience of working with children or young adults with learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour

  • An awareness of epilepsy

Please note the following:

  • Wages are paid weekly, wages will be calculated by visits attended.

COVID-19 considerations:
All Support Workers to wear full PPE supplied by Westwood Homecare


  • Stockport Branch


  • Driving Licence (Preferred)

Work remotely:

  • No

COVID-19 precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required

  • Plastic shield at work stations

  • Temperature screenings

  • Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning procedures in place

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