Support Worker - Residential Services

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Recruiter
Job Board Direct
Location
Godalming, Surrey
Salary
£17,334 Per Annum (Inclusive of Location Allowance)
Posted
02 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Ref
5164
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Support Worker - Residential Services
Godalming - Surrey

Salary: Up to £17,334 Per Annum (Inclusive of Location Allowance)

We are looking for people to join our team in Surrey who support autistic adults in their homes, centres and community in Godalming. If you are passionate about working with autistic people, this is the job opportunity for you! This job involves making a difference through daily breakthroughs. We are offering flexible contracts up to 37 hours per week (plus sleep in premium).

Help make an Everyday Breakthrough happen by joining our team.

A breakthrough can seem like the smallest thing, but it can make the world of difference to someone on the autism spectrum. By becoming a support worker at The National Autistic Society you’ll help make Everyday Breakthroughs happen more often.

We are looking for support workers to work across our day, residential services in Surrey. You’ll be working with autistic adults and their families in a range of environments that support the service users' needs.

Our residential centre currently supports 13 individuals.​ The centre is run 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Support workers help the service users to complete their everyday routines, prepare meals, as well as help them learn essential home skills such as doing the washing and making the bed. The service users regularly participate in relaxing activities with others.

Being a support worker takes bravery, patience and commitment. But working with autistic people gives so much more in return.

We need the support worker to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people.

Along with a host of benefits - from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme - we’ll make sure you get excellent autism-specific training to further your career in social care.

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.

Where you will be working: This role is based in our residential home (Stonepit Close) and our community services.

Hours of Work: Up to 37 hours per week. Various Shifts including weekends and bank holidays, (sleep in premium).

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 be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. 

We are an equal opportunities employer.

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