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Support Worker - Great Harwood

Location: Lancashire

Closing Date: 02 September 2022

Interview date (w/c): TBC

Salary (or hourly rate): Starting at £9.00 per hour

Contract Type: Full Time and Part Time

Hours per week: Full Time - 37 ; Part Time - 18.5

Support Worker - Great Harwood

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 yearsbank holiday enhancementadditional 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 our residential service in Great Harwood.  You will be part of a network of experienced colleagues, developing autism and person centred specific approaches, enabling individuals to live independently and to lead the life they choose.

We currently support four people to promote their independence including personal care, healthcare appointments and meaningful social activity.

Driver desirable.

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.

Salary: £10 per hour

If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with Michelle Jones or Amber Moore on 01254 885355

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.

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

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

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