//]]> The National Autistic Society

Support Worker Newport Autism Center

Location: Newport

Closing Date: 27 January 2022

Interview date (w/c): TBA

Salary (or hourly rate): £9.00ph

Contract Type: Part Time

Hours per week: 25-30

Support Worker Newport Autism Center

Support Worker- Newport day centre

We are looking for Support Workers with the passion to work with our fantastic teams in one of our Day service in Newport. Ideally you will have a background in supporting autistic people but 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.

Posts available: Full time (37 Hours), Part Time (25-30 Hours) and Bank (0 Hours) basis

The National Autistic Society operate a progressive pay scale for frontline workers, The starting salary for this position is: Full time: Starting at:  £17,316 per anum Hourly rate: Starting at: £9.00 p/h

The role includes:

  • Helping individuals achieve more independence and personal goals
  • Supporting individuals to integrate into their community
  • Develop individuals home making skills and personal chores
  • Transforming lives and achieving results for Autistic Adults


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.

We offer: A supportive and 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 to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme.

Your working pattern: Is across a 7 day rota, with flexibility for weekend working required as part of this role.

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.

Possession of a driving licence (minimum one year) is preferred but not essential.

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.

If you’re experiencing issues with applying, please contact the HR team on 07548097679.

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenge 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 www.autism.co.uk

All opportunities in Wales

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

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


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