Posting date: 13 January 2023
Salary: £9.69 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 12 February 2023
Location: Hull, East Riding Of Yorkshire
Company: Autism Plus
Job type: Permanent
As a Support Worker you will believe in our ethos and values, and you will want to make a difference in someone’s life. The primary purpose of our Support Workers is to support individuals to live meaningful, happy lives.
You will support and empower people to identify their goals, pursue their interests and hobbies, support their health and wellbeing, and be a part of their local community and to provide innovative and Person Centred solutions for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Mental Health conditions and other disabilities irrespective of where and how they live, to improve their quality of life and to extend and exercise their rights to access more control over their lives.
We are looking to recruit Support Workers who share our values and want to make a positive difference. Experience and qualifications aren’t always necessary for our roles as full training is provided – are you the person we are looking for?
We’re looking for empathetic and resilient Support Workers to join our team providing excellent support for adults we support. You’ll be passionate about care and deeply committed to helping people with disabilities who can present challenging behaviour. Daily duties will include providing companionship, carrying out domestic duties, cooking, administering medication, taking individuals out for the day, attending appointments, assisting with their finances and most importantly, helping them to achieve their goals.
A commitment to provide great care to the people we support within our services
To show empathy, dignity and respect to everyone who touches our organisation
To work together as part of a team
A willingness to continuously learn and develop.
Flexibility to work a variety of working hours including day, night and weekend shifts.
We offer full training so you will need to commit to a fully paid, full time 3-week induction.
About Autism Plus
A group of devoted parents founded Autism Plus over 30 years ago, bound by a common cause: wanting the very best for their children who all had autism. Three decades on, as a leading Yorkshire and Humber charity we are empowering more people every day to achieve more than they had dared to dream was possible.
As a disability confident employer, all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this position are offered an interview.
If this is something that interests you, and you feel you could make a real difference, we would love to hear from you!
If you’d like to find out more about the charity, please visit www.autismplus.co.uk
We reserve the right to close this position before the published closing date, should the need occur. We therefore advise you complete and submit your application as soon as possible.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 32 per week
Salary: £9.69 per hour
Monday to Friday
Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.
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