Location: East Riding
Closing Date: 04 February 2022
Interview date (w/c): TBC
Salary (or hourly rate): Salary: £10 per hour increasing to £10.25 per hour after 24 months.
Contract Type: Full Time and Part Time
Hours per week: Full time - 37.5 hours per week; various part time hours available
Not all superheroes wear capes!
The role can be challenging so patience and empathy are key. But as a support worker, the rewards can be so much bigger than the challenges. You will support with all aspects of daily living including social based activities. 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 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. You might not have lots of experience yet, but 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.
Benefits: Along with a host of benefits – from discounted shopping, 33 days annual leave (pro rata) increasing after 5 years, competitive rates of pay increasing after 2 years, bank holiday enhancement, refer a friend scheme, flexible working, Paid DBS, extensive paid induction, recognition and reward scheme
We are looking for waking nights support workers in Rawcliffe near Goole. You’ll be working with autistic adults and their families in a residential environment.
Waking night staff observe people we support throughout the night and meet any needs they may have. This could include personal care and administration of medication. You will also be expected to complete some administration / report writing and light housework.
We currently support eight people to promote their independence including personal care, healthcare appointments and meaningful social activity such as bowling, swimming, walking and baking and shopping.
Working hours: will be a rolling rota - on shift for 4 nights then 4 nights off.
Full time 37.5 hours per week; part time hours also available.
All shifts are across all 7 days of the week, 365 day a year.
Salary: £10 per hour increasing to £10.25 per hour after 24 months.
If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with Gale Carroll, Lisa Spencer or Robert Marshall on 01405 831834.
To apply for the role, please click the button at the end of this page to apply online.
The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenges perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people.
This role is based in a Care setting. Successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination or medical exemption.
Successful applicants will also be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.