Senior Support Worker - Autism Lead - Northamptonshire

Senior Autism Lead

Residential/Supported Living

Yardley Hastings

Up to £9.04 per hour

My client is a local charity who provide residential care and supported living to adults with learning disabilities.

They are now looking for an experienced Senior to be an integral part in leading their work with adults with autism and colleagues.

Duties for this new role will include:

  • Working as part of a Team to provide a caring and stimulating environment where each individual is able to fulfil their own potential
  • Working closely with people who are autistic and supporting colleagues in developing greater skill, knowledge and ability in their work with people who are autistic
  • Helping and encouraging individuals to undertake a range of household tasks such as cleaning, washing, ironing and shopping in order to promote independence and life skills
  • Encouraging and facilitating participation in a wide range of activities, hobbies, trips and exercise

For this role you will need to have:

  • Level 3 in Health and Social Care (or equivalent)
  • Experience of working with adults with autism
  • Knowledge of CQC Essential Standards
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A full UK driving licence as travel will be required between various locations
  • The ability to work on a rota basis - a structured rota will be followed but some flexibility will required for these roles with some weekend working. However, some flexibility will be needed due to the nature of the role

My client can offer an excellent package including:

  • A generous sick pay scheme which rewards loyal staff members on completion of the qualifying period
  • 30 days annual leave
  • A workplace pension
  • Comprehensive professional training development opportunities
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We always have permanent vacancies which we recruit for on behalf of companies who are looking for high quality staff - this includes care management and residential homes manager posts.

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