Senior Autism Practitioner

Adult Services | Worksop

Salary: £13.65 per hour

Hours: 1 full time , 1 part time. 3 week rolling rota

Closing date: Thursday, 27th June 2024

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Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?

Then come and work for us as a Senior Autism Practitioner at Autism East Midlands, the leading regional Autism charity in Nottingham.

We offer a starting salary of £13.65 an hour with excellent career progression.

This is a job where you really will be making a difference to people’s lives. Supporting people with autism in our residential service with a variety of activities they enjoy as well as promoting independent living skills.

You will find this a rewarding job, which promises variety as no two days are ever the same.

You will be positively supporting people by providing holistic support including personal care, medication administration, integration into the local community and to manage their anxieties, which they may communicate through distressing behaviour.

Full training will be given but If you have experience as a Senior Support Worker, Senior Care Assistant, or have worked in the NHS, Health Care or in Social Care this position would be well suited to you too.

We want to hear about your values and how you would put them into practice.

This is a full time position working 37 hours per week.

The working pattern is on a rolling rota including a variety of shifts: early, lates, sleep-ins, weekends, bank holidays and flexible shift patterns.

You should hold an NVQ in Health and Social Care or equivalent

Experience with administration on medication is essential.

  • Occupational sick pay
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (33 days)
  • Extensive induction with autism specialist training
  • Fully paid for Care Certificate, which is essential for those wanting to pursue a career in health and social care
  • Paid job related qualifications during employment
  • Free initial DBS Check
  • Employer pension scheme
  • Friendly and supportive work environment
  • Refer a friend scheme worth £500
  • Access to the Blue Light Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Paid maternity/ paternity/ adoption leave

If you’d like to join our team, then please get in touch. We would love to hear from you!

Please note we do not offer sponsorship

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