Autism Practitioners (Support Workers)
Adult Services | Worksop
Salary: starting salary of £11
Hours: part time and full time roles available
Closing date: Monday, 4th December 2023Apply now
Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives? Then come and join us as an Autism Practitioner in Worksop.
We offer a starting salary of £11 an hour with excellent career progression. Overtime is also available at other services at £12 an hour. Please note we do not offer sponsorship.
This is a job where you really will be making a difference to people’s lives. You’ll be supporting autistic people with a variety of activities that they enjoy and encouraging independent living skills.
You’ll find this is 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 managing their anxieties, which they may communicate through distressing behaviour.
No experience is necessary, so don't worry if you don't think you know enough about how to support adults with autism. Full training is given. We are looking for someone who has the right attitude, who shares our values and who we can work with to develop their skills.
If you have experience as a support worker, care assistant, nursery assistant, or personal care assistant or have worked in the NHS, health care or in social care, this position will be suited to you too.
We have full-time, part-time and casual relief positions available.
Our support is 24/7. The working pattern is on a rolling rota and includes a variety of shifts - early, lates, sleep-ins, weekends, bank holidays and flexible shift patterns.
What we offer:
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (33 days)
- Occupational sick pay
- 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 scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Paid maternity/ paternity/ adoption leave
Within walking distance of Worksop town centre, the location is easily commutable from Chesterfield, Sheffield, Rotherham, Mansfield and Retford.
Please note we do not offer sponsorship.
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