Support Worker job in Droitwich Worcestershire

Support Worker | Autism West Midlands

Support Worker

Support Worker

Autism West Midlands are recruiting for exceptional one to one Support Workers for our new Supported Living Scheme in Droitwich. Support Workers who will encourage and help individuals to achieve their goals and aspirations and to access the community in a meaningful way. Our new service, ‘The Burrows’ will contain 8 individual apartments and will be home to 8 adults with Autism. We are a provider that places the person we support at the centre of what we do as well as value and utilise the skills and talents of our support staff.

We are recruiting for 1 to 1 support workers on both full time (37.5 hours) and part time contracts. The role will require a mix of shifts to be worked which include 7am to 2.15pm and 2pm to 9:45pm and alternate weekends.

Becoming a One to One Support Worker with Autism West Midlands means you are someone who will understand the person you support by identifying his likes/dislikes hobbies and interests. It’s important that you listen, understand and respect each person you are providing support for.

You must be able to adopt a flexible approach and identify what the individual wants and how you can support to achieve it. We want our support workers to be creative and proactive in discovering how goals can be worked towards and achieved together.

The people we support are vulnerable adults and therefore a part of your role is ensuring that we hold accurate and reliable records and safeguard the individuals against any perceived or actual harm.

We want people that Aspire to Inspire! As a Support worker you will benefit from working in a specialist environment with specialist training and assisting people to settle into their new home, develop their skills and live a happy and meaningful life. Alongside the exceptional training you will receive the following benefits:

  • A supportive team culture and a management team
  • £8.40 per hour
  • BUPA health care plan
  • Life assurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • 28 days annual leave which increases year on year
  • Rotas issued in advanced for work life balance
  • Free DBS check paid for Autism West Midlands

Drivers are preferable but not essential for this role.

Please apply below.

Overview

  • Location: Droitwich, Worcestershire
  • Job Title: Support Worker
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