Autism Support Worker

£19,741 - £20,838 yearly
  • Autism Wessex
  • Christchurch, UK
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Permanent

Job Description

Here at Autism Wessex we only hire the best. Are you looking for a new opportunity?

Come and join our community support team at and witness first hand the incredible work we do!

No two days are the same and all the people we support have their own interests and personality which certainly keeps you on your toes. 

We are currently in need of a full time (39 hours) and part time (20 - 25 hours) Support Worker to join us and support David who lives in Winton.

David lives in his own property and receives 1:1 support. By joining our team you will be providing him with the tools to develop his independent living.

David can display challenging behaviour at times in which case we are looking to recruit someone with real empathy, patience and a good sense of humour. You will be taking part in trips out, going into the community for daily tasks such as shopping, gardening and attending the movies.

Drivers with access to their own car for work is​ required. We deliver a 24/7 service and have various full and part time hours available to suit your needs. Our shift patterns are usually 8am – 2pm and 2pm – 10pm. You will also be required to work evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.

What we can offer you:

  • Overtime at time and a half 
  • Paid enhanced DBS when starting
  • Fully paid training
  • Recognition rewards
  • Sick pay 
  • Wellbeing activities 
  • £400 employee referral scheme (each time!) 
  • Ongoing personal development
  • Opportunity to complete accredited qualifications in care (NVQ level 3 or 5)
  • Two week rolling rota
  • Sleep ins paid at £55
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Online Perks & Discounts
  • Up to 33 days paid holiday
  • Travel Expenses paid at 0.45p a mile