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Do you thrive in supporting young people with complex needs?
We are seeking a passionate and experienced Support Worker to join our team in Gloucestershire. You'll play a vital role in providing high-quality care and support to young people with Learning Disabilities (LD), Autism, and challenging behaviours within a residential setting.
About You:

  • Must hold a valid UK driving license and be willing to travel.
  • A minimum of 6 months of paid experience working with young people in a residential care setting.
  • Proven experience supporting individuals with LD/Autism and challenging behaviours.
  • PBS/PBM Training and demonstrable experience applying these frameworks.
  • Experience observing and responding to self-injury.
  • Comfortable working in 2:1 staffing ratios.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to build rapport with young people.
  • Ability to de-escalate conflict situations and manage challenging behaviours effectively.
  • Strong understanding of safeguarding procedures and a commitment to person-cantered care.
  • A proactive approach, with the ability to manage a workload and contribute to the smooth operation of the unit/home.
What We Offer:
  • 24 hour support advice and guidance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Full time Mental Health First Aiders who are there for you when you need them
  • Having your own dedicated coordinator who will ensure you have the work you want and that you have everything you need to be successful in your role
  • Working for a Company that strives to do things better or differently
  • Local training and your own career development pathway endorsed by Skills for care. City and Guilds
  • FLEXIBLE hours - part time or full time, with a range of shifts including days and nights.
  • Guaranteed Hours available
  • FREE uniform, training and DBS rebate reimbursement
  • Enhanced Bank Holiday pay
  • Paid Holidays
  • Access to blue light card
  • Weekly pay
  • Easy online application
  • Shift booking app
  • Retain Rewards - local discounts
  • Recommend a friend bonus of up to £250 per introduction
If you're a dedicated and skilled Support Worker who thrives in a challenging yet rewarding environment, we encourage you to apply!
Please note that applications without a valid UK driving license will not be considered.
Retain Healthcare Ltd and Retain Skills (South West) Ltd are an equal opportunities employer, offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS Check.

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