Support Workers with Autism Experience – London area

  • United Kingdom
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • Updated 2017-09-19
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SS4Autism is an organisation that provides specialist support services for people with Autism and other related complex needs. We support individuals to live as independent as possible and overcome certain challenges which can be very rewarding. Due to the nature of complex needs many of the individuals we support can display severely challenging behaviour leading to damage to property, harm to themselves or aggression directed at others including their staff.

Due to the company’s organic expansion, we are seeking passionate individuals to join our team.

We are looking for support workers who feel that with their experience and/or attitude, they can take on the challenge and add value.

To be considered for a Support Worker (similar to care assistant/worker), candidates must demonstrate some of following:

  • A working knowledge of autism and challenging behaviour
  • A qualification in Social Care (essential)
  • Experience in Social Care (essential)
  • Passionate about empowering individuals to develop their skills and quality of life
  • Possess a full clean drivers license - desirable
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate in English effectively, both verbally and written.
  • Can work well in a team.
  • Flexible in the approach to work.
  • Is able to work on a shift pattern, including weekends and evenings

In return, we will provide a competitive salary, a supportive work environment and Continued Professional Development (CPD):

- We provide best rates in the field: 8.61 GBP per hour

- Accommodation (rent deducted from salary)

- Training

- Opportunities for promotion

Due to the nature of the role, successful candidates will be DBS (criminal record) checked prior to any confirmed job offer.

If you are interested please apply with your CV and cover letter