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Autism Support Worker

Christchurch, Dorset
£20,345 to £21,460
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Are you Curious enough to Care and have the Courage to work in Partnership and build the Resilience to support the unique people we work with?

Now you know what Autism Unlimited values are, are you ready for the journey? If so, we want you

As part of our adult services programme we have Greenways a residential bungalow based in Highcliffe moments away from the beach and Highcliffe Castle. We are currently looking to recruit a Support Worker to work between 20 - 39 hours per week.

The role:

The role would be to support the four gentlemen in their early to mid 20's. Some of our residents have grown up together through our school and beyond which is a great story to tell.

Greenways is a very busy interactive home whereby the people we support are very active, attend college and workshops, various activities such as bowling, swimming, picnics in the forest, cycling, horse riding and much more.

To join this team we are looking for fun, easy going, compassionate and patient staff who really want to make a difference.

Drivers with access to their own car for work is ideal but not essential. Greenways is next to Highcliffe train station.

Why join us?

A rewarding job, full of variety and opportunities for career development

12-week induction programme consisting of in-house training, e-learning, shadowing, coaching, and mentoring.

The opportunity to complete an accredited qualification once you ve passed your probation period.

All colleagues have access to an internal learning portal so you can increase your skills and knowledge in the areas that interest you the most.

Cycle to work scheme

Up to 33 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays)

A generous employee referral scheme - you can earn £400 for each person you successfully refer!

Benefits portal which gives you access to money off your favourite shops, restaurants, and great days out, along with a cashback healthcare plan for general day-to-day healthcare such as optical and dental.

A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme that provides practical information and support on issues like money management, family and legal information.

We also have a network of Mental Health First Aiders to provide support you in the event you experience issues relating to your mental health.

Apply now:

If being a Support Worker sounds like you, we d love to hear from you. To apply it couldn t be simpler - just apply to complete the application process.

Or If you have any questions and would like to discuss the role in more detail, please call Charley in the Talent Team on (phone number removed).

Autism Unlimited are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the individuals we support. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this. All successful candidates will be subject to disclosure and barring service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce

As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments, we can offer support to complete your application
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  • Job Reference: 662717371-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Autism Unlimited
    Autism Unlimited
  • Location: Christchurch, Dorset
  • Salary: £20,345 to £21,460
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent