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Senior Autism Support Worker – Whitwell, Notts


Hours: Full Time - 37 hours per week / Salary – £18,487 per annum
Closing date: Wednesday, 7th October 2020

A vacancy has arisen for a Senior Autism Support Worker based within our residential home for adults with autism in Whitwell, near Worksop, Nottinghamshire.  Although this will be your base unit, there will be times when you are required to work in other areas of service.

Full Time – 37 hours per week / Salary – £18,487 per annum

The successful applicant should possess a relevant qualification, e.g. NVQ Level II Health & Social Care, Level II Diploma in Health and Social Care, Nursing, Social Work, etc.  Further details can be found on the job description attached.

Applicants will have experience in the caring profession, preferably with autism or learning disabilities, a sense of responsibility, leadership experience, self discipline and a genuine caring attitude. Household or domestic skills would be advantageous.

A full driving licence and full comprehensive business insurance cover is essential for this role.

The successful applicant will be required to work shifts, some weekends and sleep-in by rota (sleep in allowance £35.77 per sleep in worked).

Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer; please note we welcome applications from anyone interested in this or any of our other positions which can be found on our website.

To apply please follow one of the options below:

  • Download an electronic application form and relevant job description (see links below)
  • Request the application details by emailing recruitment@autismeastmidlands.org.uk
  • Call us on 01909 506678.

Please quote ref number ‘SAP.POPS.0920’ on any correspondence relating to this vacancy

Closing date for completed applications is: 7th October 2020

Interviews date: to be confirmed

Please note successful applicants will be subject to An Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check – cost will be met by Autism East Midlands.

Autism East Midlands is an equal opportunities employer.

Autism East Midlands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people

Registered Charity Number 517954

Download more information:

JD Senior Autism Practitioner- Res December 2019

1. Application Form