Location: Whalley Abbey
Closing Date: 04 February 2022
Interview date (w/c): TBC
Salary (or hourly rate): £9 per hour increasing to £9.30 per hour after 12 months; additional hours paid at £10 per hour after 37 hours.
Contract Type: Full Time and Part Time
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 12 months, and again after 2 years, bank holiday enhancement, additional hours enhancement (after 37 hours), refer a friend scheme, flexible working, Paid DBS extensive paid induction, recognition and reward scheme
We are looking for support workers in Whalley, near Clitheroe.
You will be supporting autistic adults by promoting independence, developing life skills and engaging in activities both in the National Autistic Society Centre - Lancashire/Cafe Autisan and out in the community.
Driver essential. If you are a non-driver and would still like to work with us please see our website autism.org.uk for other vacancies.
Working hours: Your working pattern will be over seven days and could include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. All shifts are across all 7 days of the week, 365 day a year.
Full-time 37 hours per week; various part-time hours available
Salary: £9 per hour increasing to £9.30 per hour after 12 months; additional hours paid at £10 per hour after 37 hours.
If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with Rachel Mullin on 01254 828947 or 07442 497953
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.