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Transition Care Worker



Location: Thorne

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £18,915 per annum + benefits

Closing Date: Tuesday 4th June 2019

We are looking for enthusiastic and experienced care workers who have experience of working with challenging behaviour/complex cases and of working on transitions and new services to take on a new role of Transition Care Worker to facilitate the transition of new highly complex referrals into the organisation, including the set-up of new services for individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, mental health conditions or other disabilities.

What can we offer you?

• A working environment that is open to new ideas

• A team who are passionate about the service we offer

• 29 days annual leave (rising to maximum of 33) + statutory holidays

• Company pension scheme

• Discounted Gym Membership

• Discounted Health Cash Plan for you and your family

• 24/7, 365 access to a GP

• Colleague Assistance Helpline

• Online health assessments and nutrition advice

• Plus many more discounted products and services to support you and your family

What do we expect from you?

• A commitment to supporting in the provision of great care to the people we support

• Showing dignity and respect to the people we support

• Working together as part of a team

• A willingness to continuously learn

• To have at least an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, experience of working with extremely challenging behaviour and working with highly complex cases and of working on transitions and new services

• The role will involve travel across all current and new services, and so a driving licence and access to a vehicle is essential, as is a flexibility to be based anywhere, sometimes overnight

For further details regarding the role please view the job description below.

To apply please send a completed application form to: recruitment@autismplus.co.uk or by post to: Autism Plus, Exchange Brewery, 2 Bridge Street, Sheffield, S3 8NS. Please note we can only accept CV's with a completed short application form which can be downloaded via the link below.

Job Description           Application Form           Short Application to Accompany CV

'Autism Plus is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity'

We reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.

Unfortunately, due to the necessity to keep our costs down we are not able to notify unsuccessful applicants, so if you haven’t heard from us within 10 working days, please accept this as confirmation that your application has been unsuccessful, but please keep an eye out for future vacancies.

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