//]]> The National Autistic Society

Full Time Senior Support Worker - Community Services

Location: Godalming

Closing Date: 14 October 2020

Interview date (w/c): TBC - Due to social distancing measures, interviews will be held remotely via Microsoft Teams

Salary (or hourly rate): £18,394 per annum (inc location allowance)

Contract Type: Full Time

Hours per week: Varied shifts over a 7 day rota

Full Time Senior Support Worker - Community Services

Help transform lives by joining our team.

It's not easy, and it's not for everyone. But as a senior support worker, the rewards can be so much bigger than the challenges. You really will make a positive difference to people’s lives.

You’ll be joining our team, both locally and nationally and we’ll support you every step of the way.

We need you to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people. Being a senior support worker takes bravery, patience and commitment. But working with autistic people gives so much more in return.

You may have a personal connection, a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. If you share our values and are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, we’d love to hear from you.

We offer a fantastic one year induction programme, continuing learning and development opportunities and the support you need to develop a career in social care. Along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme.

We are looking for a Senior support worker to work with our Surrey team in Surrey to support autistic adults in the community in Godalming.  You’ll have experience in a support worker role and the desire to progress your career to the next level . If you are passionate about working with autistic people, this is the job opportunity for you! This job involves making a difference through daily breakthroughs. 

The Service

Our community services currently supports 3 adult males.

Previous experience of working with people who exhibit challenging behaviour is essential in this role, as well as a talent for managing a group of highly experienced staff. You will need to be enthusiastic and willing to help individuals with a variety of care and support needs including:       

  • Accessing the community, shopping, social outings and leisure activities
  • Domestic tasks like cooking and personal care
  • Administering medication
  • Budgeting and care planning 

Where you will be working: NAS Community Services Centre, Godalming

Hours of Work: Varied shifts between 7am to 10pm

If you have any specific questions about the role or require a job description, please email SERecruitment@nas.org.uk 

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenges perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people. 

Visit our website to find out more about who we are and what we do.

Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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