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Young persons support worker (Presteigne)

Job Description

Young persons support worker

Do you have experience of supporting young people with Autism? Are you passionate about supporting and guiding children and young people on the autistic spectrum and making a difference? Are you based in or live in and around the county of Powys ?

We are looking to grow our support team of staff in the Powys area’s due to ongoing work being available near the town of Presteigne aswell as other area’s .


As a support worker you will deliver first-class support to children and young people with Autism. You will play a pivotal role in the development of the young people situated at the setting we currently support with staffing and ensure that their wellbeing is looked after at all times. This role can also involve periods where you would be required to apply personal care.


As a potential candidate, ideally you will meet the following criteria:

  • 3 months relevant experience that can be referenced
  • Manual Handling / Restraint training (not essential but desired)
  • Confidence – Dealing with Autism can be very challenging at times.


We are able to offer you flexibility, working on a fulltime or part-time basis, shifts are generally as follows:

  • AM: 8am – 3:30pm
  • PM: 3pm – 8:30pm
  • Long day: 8am – 8:30pm
  • Nights: 8pm– 8:30am

Days – £9.00/£9.50 per hour / Nights – £9.50/£10.50 per hour

As well as the flexibility, you will also benefit from accruing holiday pay and endless training opportunities.

Contact us….

Find out more about the job and apply by contacting Gareth Ford on 02920 390 150 Option 1 or email [email protected] with your CV.

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Additional Information

The role of a Support Worker

The duties of a Support Worker vary depending on the needs and wishes of the individual. They offer support for the individuals overall comfort and wellbeing and help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible. They will support individuals with many aspects of everyday living; including physical, emotional and social.

Support Workers can work in a residential care home, domiciliary care, or out in the community. Their work is defined by a care plan, which is often developed by a social worker or care manager to meet the assessed needs of the person who needs care or support.

Please contact New Directions Social Care for more information on this job vacancy, on 029 2039 0150, or use our form below to enquire about this job vacancy.

Last modified: 28th April 2021

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