$16,900 a year

Do you want to make a difference every day?

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 senior support worker at the National Autistic Society you'll help make Everyday Breakthroughs happen more often.

We are looking for Senior Support Workers in our Supported Living Service. The opportunity has arisen for a creative and motivated person to join our team at a flat scheme autistic adults 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.

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

We need you to be resilient, supportive, able to motivate a team and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people.You'll have a working knowledge of care standards and related legislation and have good report writing skills. Driver desirable.

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.

Your working pattern will be varied over a seven day rota and could include sleep-ins and bank holidays.

Interviews will be held: TBC

If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with Amy Donnelly on 01254 881042.

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 be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

$16,900 a year

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