Do you want to have an impact on an Autistic person’s life? At Autism East Midlands we offer opportunities for those with no previous experience in this role to join our team at one of our flagship services in Retford, Nottinghamshire.
Salary: £9.01 per hour
Permanent, full time and/or part time contracts available
A little about us…
As a leading autism charity we exist to ensure autistic people can live their lives with dignity, choice and independence.
A world which recognises, understands and values autistic people, and where they and their families receive the services and support they need throughout their lives.
To advocate, provide and develop high-quality services, information, and support, in partnership with others, for all those whose lives are affected by autism.
To recognise and respond to the needs of the individual, enabling autistic people to live their lives with dignity, choice and independence.
Our highly skilled and passionate staff offer a wide range of services to help individuals to live their lives the way they want.
For more information on the service we provide at Autism East Midlands please take a look at our website https://www.autismeastmidlands.org.uk/
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
Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from anyone interested in working with people with autism. We are also a Disability Confident Employer. If you meet the person specification criteria and are eligible for the Disability Confident scheme we will guarantee you an interview – just let us know in your covering letter or in your email when you send us your application form.
To apply please follow one of the options below:
- Download, complete and return electronic application form from Autism East Midlands website and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Email your CV and accompanying cover letter to email@example.com
Either way don’t forget to tell us if you are applying under the Disability Confident scheme.
Closing date: 04.12.2020
We reserve the right to close the advert once a sufficient number of applications have been received, therefore, we advise you to get you application/interest in early.
Autism East Midlands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. If you’re a successful applicant you will need an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check, we will meet any initial costs.
Reference ID: ASW.RET