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Flexible Autism Support Workers


Hours: 37
Closing date: Monday, 28th February 2022

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.


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What can you expect from us?

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 (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
    • Generous occupational sick pay
    • Free initial DBS Check
    • Employer pension scheme
    • Friendly and supportive work environment
    • Flexible working
    • Excellent career progression
    • Refer a friend scheme
    • Access to counselling
    • Access to legal and financial support
    • Paid maternity/ paternity/ adoption leave

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

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Flexible Autism Support Workers