Help transform lives by joining our team.
It's not easy, and it's not for everyone. But as a support worker, the rewards can be so much bigger than the challenges. You really will make a positive difference to people’s lives.
You’ll be joining our team, both locally and nationally and we’ll support you every step of the way.
We need you to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people. Being a support worker takes bravery, patience and commitment. But working with autistic people gives so much more in return.
You may have a personal connection, a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. You might not have lots of experience yet , but if you share our and are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, we’d love to hear from you.
We offer a fantastic one year induction programme, continuing learning and development opportunities and the support you need to develop a career in social care. Along with – from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme.
We are looking for a Senior Support Worker in NAS Community Services (North 1).
You will be part of a network of experienced colleagues, developing autism and person centred specific approaches, leading a team in enabling individuals to live independently and to lead the life they choose.
We currently 11 support people empowering them to plan and sequence their day and promote their independence, including personal care, attending healthcare appointments managing their finance, shopping and preparing meals and engaging in meaningful social activity such as walking, trampolining and attending events.
You will have a working knowledge of care standards and related legislation and have good report writing skills. You should be able demonstrate how you are able to lead and motivate a team to reach agreed outcomes and uphold the values of the organisation.
You should have a relevant Level 3 qualification or be willing to work towards within a given time period. You must be willing to work flexibly.
Hours: 18.5 hours per week.
There is the opportunity to combine the role with a support worker role working 18.5 hours per week as a Senior Support Worker and 18.5 hours per week as a Support Worker.
Your working pattern will be varied over seven days and could include weekends and bank holidays.
Salary: Senior Support Worker - £8870 per annum; combined role £17259 per annum.
For further information about this role please contact Alison Wallace Wood on 07717 881532 or Olivia Marshall on 07766 315675.