Newham, London
Up to £22500 per annum
Job description
Recruiting for a Specialist Behavioural Support Worker to join our Learning Disabilities in Newham!
GBP 22,500 per annum plus 25 days Annual Leave, Pension schemes, Staff discounts, healthcare and more. This role is working 40 hours per week.
Nimrod House is a 24 hour support service, with 5 self-contained flats, for individuals with learning disabilities. The flats are tailored to customers' complex needs, containing bespoke features and technology that minimise risk. The service works with families and clinicians as part of the NHS Transforming Care Agenda which integrates individuals back into the community, designs person centred support, promotes independence, skills and relationships to produce better quality of life.
Job Overview:
Do you have experience of working with adults with a Learning Disability, Autism and behaviours that challenge? We are looking for proactive, positive and worker with working experience working with people with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Behaviours that challenge in a residential and supported living setting, people experienced in minimising risk and maximising choice for the people we support.
At Nimrod House we are looking for compassionate staff to empower customers with making meaningful choices, accessing the community for rewarding activities, and build lasting relationships. This will include providing physical, domestic, emotional and social care. They will work with customers to promote social inclusion and alongside other members of the team to promote independent living, encouraging customers to maximise their skills and choices. Specialist Behaviour Support Workers are responsible for the customer's emotional, psychological well being as well as providing support to help them develop the life skills they require to meet the assessed needs.
Key Responsibilities:
Behaviour Analysis:
- You are liable to observing and monitoring the customer's behaviours, the duration, the intensity, and the damage, as well as factors that may alleviate or trigger the behaviour
- You are responsible in planning appropriate intervention to modify and resolve the behaviour
- You require superb interpersonal and relationship skills and must have the capacity to handle psychologically behavioural changes
- You understand and collaborate with the different support organizations accessible in the community
- You exhibit a concrete basis in behavioural analysis
- You will have ability and skill to present and feedback to other professionals in a formal settings
- Reports possible cases of abuse, neglect or endangerment appropriately
- Actively participates in the reviewing and the designing behavioural interventions plans
- Implements behaviour support plans
- Measures goals and objectives of behaviour support plans to ensure they are being met
- Communicates with parents and care managers in regard to customer's progress in the absence of management
- Analyses the behavioural interventions to determine their success
- Assists customers in identifying inappropriate behaviours and develop better behaviour alternatives
- Assists newly recruited staff in facilitating behavioural interventions
- Maintains up to date accurate records of customer's, service being provided and behavioural data
Other Responsibilities:
- If a need arises, deliver all aspects of support to enable a customer to develop independent living skills as appropriate to the individual needs of the customer. In some services, this will include delivering personal and physical care as appropriate
- Support customers to undertake all domestic tasks wherever possible, including practical assistance where they have not yet developed the skills, to ensure customers enjoy a high quality of accommodation
- Participate in the support planning and risk management, as facilitated by the lead Support Worker
- Carry out security duties to ensure the safety of the customers and premises
- Monitor the CCTV throughout the shift
Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
- NVQ Level 2 or equivalent
- Minimum 2 years of experience working with customers with Autism/Behaviour that challenges
For the full job description, please visit the Look Ahead website.
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Posted on: 09 April 2020
Closed date: 07 May 2020
Job ref: REQ001826
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work