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Autism Support Workers – various locations


Hours: Full Time/Part Time contracts available
Closing date: Monday, 17th August 2020


A little about us…

As a leading autism charity we exist to ensure autistic people can live their lives with dignity, choice and independence.

Our Vision

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.

Our Mission

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

Benefits of working for AEM

· 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

· Pension scheme

· Fully paid two week induction training

· Specialised Autism Training, Including Autism in Mental Health, Women and Girls and Ageing.

How to apply:

If this sounds like something that suits your skills we would love to hear from you.  You will find an application form and job description in the links below.

Closing date: 17.8.2020

Interview date: to be confirmed

Please note successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check at a cost to the individual.

Reference ID: ASW.07.2020

Application deadline: 17/08/2020

Download more information:

JD Autism Support Worker- Day and Res December 2019

Application Form