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Come and be a key worker with Autism East Midlands

 

 

 

 

What we offer:

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (33 days)
  • Employer pension scheme
  • Fully paid two week induction training
  • Fully paid for Care Certificate, which is essential for those wanting to pursue a career in health and social care
  • Specialised Autism Training, including Autism in Mental Health, Women and Girls and Ageing
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free initial DBS Check
  • Refer a friend scheme.

We are committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work and we welcome applications from all members of our community – so long as you have the legal right to work in the UK.

We are a Disability Confident employer, benefitting from being able to draw from the widest possible pool of talent.

We safeguard and protect the children, young people and adults we work with. If you are applying for a service-based role you will need to have an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (included Barred Lists) check. We require satisfactory references as part of the selection process for this role, including from your current or most recent employer or placement.

Ready to Apply?

If applicable, either download, complete and return electronic application form from Autism East Midlands website and email it to recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk OR email your CV and accompanying cover letter to recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

We may close vacancies before the specified closing date if we receive a large number of applications, so please apply early. 



Respite Support Workers & Waking Night Officers

Do you want to make a real difference? Come and work with us in Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire.

We are looking for Support Workers and Waking Night Officers to develop their skills to specialise in autism.

Ravenshead Respite is a bespoke service set in the picturesque Hidden Valleys area of Nottinghamshire. Service users come from around the East Midlands from their family homes for short break stays throughout the month, or stay with us for a longer period of time whilst they transition into a permanent community placement. It is a small service made up of 3 independent living spaces which allows us to cater for service users’ needs in a very personal and person centred approach.

Service users and staff work together on an individual basis to plan activities to support service users with their independence and social and emotional well-being. This could include activities in the service such as arts and crafts, cooking, cleaning and gardening but also extends out into activities in the community.

Our staff are required to be flexible in their working approach and be confident in their own skills and ability to provide a high quality service to all service users who access our service. Our service comprises of a small but hard working and dedicated team that are able to work independently but join together as a team to ensure tasks are completed on time and to a high standard.

Working for us means you will be offering respite and transforming care for autistic individuals. You will need to be able to offer person-centred support to enable individuals to:

  • Have the maximum choice and control over their lives.
  • Progress towards their goals and outcomes
  • Maintain and develop their independence

We offer an extensive training program and can support you in gaining your care certificate and NVQ qualifications.

Desired Attributes:

  • Driver (essential) 
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have or be willing to work towards an NVQ in Health and Social Care
  • Strong oral and written skills for report writing
  • Good IT skills
  • Understanding of CQC/ Transforming Care Agenda
  • Ability to work mornings, evenings and complete sleep ins for the service
  • Confident at working independently

If this sounds like you, we’d love you to get in touch!

We are looking for full time (37 hours a week).

25 days holiday + bank holidays, paid DBS and comprehensive training and fully paid induction.

Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

 

Flexible Autism Support Workers

Are you wanting to expand your role as a support worker and specialise in autism support work?

We have an exciting opportunity for a support worker to join our charity in supporting autistic people to live their lives with dignity, choice, and independence.

We are wanting to take on full time and casual relief flexible workers to work across a range of sites in the Nottinghamshire area, you must able to travel to any site listed below. This is a diverse role where no two days will be the same. We are looking for someone with agility to move from place to place but still deliver exceptional care to our service users. You will need to be a social person that can build positive relationships quickly to support any team you will be working with.

As a support worker your day will look like:

  • You will be assigned a key Adult and play a pivotal role in their days they receive support, attending reviews and liaising with external agencies
  • Support young people with social and community inclusion
  • Be the young person’s champion and as part of the wider team strive to ensure that they achieve their aspirations and full potential
  • Manage the well-being and positive behaviour of autistic adults ensuring that their needs beliefs and cultural values are met
  • Assist senior staff with the writing and maintaining of Positive Behavioural Support Plans, Risk Assessments and Session Plans.
  • Supporting a person with personal care and other complex health needs, ensuring that persons dignity and independence is promoted
  • Support and encourage educational engagement

Areas you will be covering:

Ravenshead (NG15)– Respite and Transforming Care Services.

Fairview & Lynton (NG3) – Residential Services

Beechwood (NG5)- Residential Services

Hamilton (NG5) – Day Services

Benefits of working for AEM

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Fully paid two week induction training specialising in Autism
  • Opportunities for further training and development including NVQ
  • Care certificate
  • Access to employee wellbeing services
  • Paid for DBS

Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)/ Casual

Pay: £9.19 per hour

Does this sound like you? Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

Tall Trees Day Service Flexible Support Workers

Fancy a new challenge within one of our ever developing service? Come and work with us at Tall Trees in Nottinghamshire. We are looking for Flexible Support Workers to develop their skills to specialise in autism.

Tall Trees is a bespoke service set in the Quaint town of Retford. Service users come from around the East Midlands from their family homes and supported accommodation. Service users and staff work together on an individual basis as well as part of a team to plan activities to support service users with their independence and social and emotional well-being. This could include activities in the service such as creative work through art and sensory, living skills such as cooking and organisation and gardening, but also extends out into activities in the community such as employability opportunities.

Most importantly we aim to facilitate person centred, meaningful activities and sessions to fulfil outcome based practice. What better reward than to end your working day knowing you’ve committed to making a real difference to someone else’s life?

Our staff are required to be flexible in their working approach and be confident in their own skills and ability to provide a high quality service to all service users who access our service. Our service comprises hard working and dedicated team that are able to work independently but join together as a team to ensure tasks are completed on time and to a high standard.

Working for us means you will be offering Tailored support packages to autistic individuals. You will need to be able to offer person-centred support to enable individuals to:

  • Have the maximum choice and control over their lives.
  • Progress towards their goals and outcomes
  • Maintain and develop their independence

We offer an extensive training program and can support you in gaining your care certificate and NVQ qualifications.

Desired Attributes:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have or be willing to work towards an NVQ in Health and Social Care
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work mornings, evenings and weekends
  • Confident at working independently

If this sounds like you, we’d love you to get in touch!

We are looking for full time (37 hours a week)

25 days holiday + bank holidays, paid DBS and comprehensive training and fully paid induction.

Please send your CV and cover letter to recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk

Senior Maintenance Person

We are looking to recruit a Senior Maintenance Person to join our busy team at Autism East Midlands.

Full Time – 37 hours per week
Salary – £22,409 per annum

Find out more >>

Autism Support Workers – various locations

Thank you for your interest in working with us at Autism East Midlands. You can apply through the application form on our website or we will accept your CV so long as you also send us a covering letter telling us why you want to work with us and what skills you will bring to the role. If you don’t attach a covering letter with your CV we may not shortlist you for interview.

We have vacancies in the following areas: Retford, Whitwell, Mansfield & Worksop in Nottinghamshire/Sherwood & Carlton in Nottingham and Heanor & Bolsover in Derbyshire.

Salary:  £9.19 per hour

Find out more >>

Casual Relief Support Workers

Autism East Midlands are very proud to be able to offer applicants the opportunity to gain hands on experience whilst getting paid within the Health and Social Care sector. Our ‘entry level’ positions are based within our residential homes and day services for adults with Autism.  Find out more >>