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Burnham on Sea, Supported Living - Support Workers (FT&PT)

Location: Burnham-on-Sea

Closing Date: 30 January 2022

Interview date (w/c): TBC - Interviews will be online via Microsoft Teams

Salary (or hourly rate): £9.50 per hour

Contract Type: Full Time, Part Time, Full Time and Part Time

Hours per week: Full and Part time hours available

Burnham on Sea, Supported Living - Support Workers (FT&PT)

This is an exciting time to join our new supported living services in Burnham-On-Sea and surrounding areas, and we open this brand new service.

Ideally, you will have a background in supporting autistic people if not, we have a fantastic training programme that will get you on your way to achieving a fulfilling job that will beat most out there. 

 The roles include:

  • Helping individuals achieve independence and personal goals
  • Supporting and transporting individuals to integrate into their community
  • Develop individuals’ life skills, vocational, educational and creative skills
  • Help provide exercise, leisure and recreational opportunities
  • Transforming lives and achieving results for Autistic Adults

There are Full and Part time opportunities available

Your working pattern will be varied over a seven-day rota, and would include some weekends and bank holidays.

A full UK driving licence and access to transport would be preferable

Job Description

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

To protect our autistic adults, all staff are required to have a criminal background check.  Possession of an Enhanced DBS Check either on the Update Service or conducted within the last 12 months would be preferable but not essential.

We offer: A supportive an approachable management team, 33 days annual leave a year (including bank holidays), a competitive market salary, a fantastic one-year induction programme, continuing learning and development opportunities to complete your QCF Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care, along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts and a competitive pension scheme.

Help transform lives by joining our team TODAY!

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

 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, challenge perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people.

Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks which will include references and criminal backgrounds.

This role is based in a care setting -  successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination or medical exemption.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from those with a diagnosis of ASD.

 

Apply now