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Psychology Support Worker

2019-11-27 10:00:532022-08-23Nursing Direct
Job Type LocumPart TimeFull TimeShiftContractTemporary
Area London, EnglandSurrey, England
Job Sector HCA - Support WorkerHCA - HomecareHCA - Mental Health
Salary LTD Company Welcome
Start Date
Advertiser Alice

A unique opportunity to join a team supporting a creative young adult who has Asperger syndrome and requires support with daily living activities.

We are seeking a dedicated, reliable, and proactive individual who will support the young person within the family home in SW London.

It will be essential that the candidate can work independently and is willing to use their initiative.

The role

  • The core purpose of the role is to support the young person in developing autonomy and independent living skills, and to provide the family with respite time.
  • Responsibilities include befriending, support with creative projects, administrative tasks, preparing meals, and maintaining the home in a clean and tidy condition.
  • We offer a competitive rate of pay and continuing opportunities for professional development.

The successful candidate

  • Will also develop their knowledge and understanding of autism, sensory processing challenges, clinical psychology and SEN working closely with the team’s Occupational Therapy and Psychology professionals. Any previous knowledge or experience of autism would be an advantage.
  • Graduates/Undergraduates in Psychology, Art/Drama Psychotherapy, Counselling, Education & SEN, Creative Writing, Art, Social work, would find this a valuable opportunity to gain relevant experience in an engaging family context.
  • Fluency in spoken English and proficiency in written English, in order to support the young person in their creative writing projects and correspondence, is essential together with a reasonable typing ability.

If you are reliable, positive, upbeat and like making a difference this is a fantastic part-time job for the right person.

To pursue this opportunity please send your CV and covering letter to alice@nursdoc .com and we will contact you.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Contract

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