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Casual Social Care Support Worker Full Time

at Autism Plus in London (Published at 12-08-2019)

ThornePermanent£8.21 an hour

Social Care Support Worker

Salary: £8.21 per hour (plus lots of other benefits)

Location: Thorne, Doncaster

Contract: Bank (casual contract)

About Autism Plus

A group of passionate parents founded Autism Plus over 30 years ago, bound by a common cause: wanting the very best for their children who all had autism. Three decades on, as a leading Yorkshire charity we are empowering more people every day to achieve more than they had dared to dream was possible.

Across Yorkshire and the Humber we support adults and young people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health conditions to live independent lives. We are looking to recruit Support Workers who share our values and want to make a positive difference to work in our Thorne Residential and Supported Living Services. Experience and qualifications aren?t always necessary for our roles as full training is provided - are you the person we are looking for?

What we can offer you:

  • Full training & the opportunity to start or continue a career in providing great care
  • Discounted Health Cash Plan for you and your family
  • Colleague Assistance Helpline
  • Refer a friend bonus up to £250
  • Online Discounts on well-known brands
  • Discounted Gym Membership
  • 24/7, 365 access to a GP
  • Online health assessments and nutrition advice
  • We pay National Living Wage to under 25?s
  • We have a fantastic training and development programme allowing the opportunity to develop your skills and career
  • Regular Overtime shifts available
  • If DBS is required, Autism Plus will pay for this
  • 20% discount at our Chocolate Factory at Ampleforth
  • Plus many more discounted products and services to support you and your family

What we expect from you:

  • A commitment to providing great care to the people we support
  • Showing dignity and respect to the people we support
  • Working together as part of a team
  • A willingness to continuously learn

What are the requirements and responsibilities of the Role?

  • Having the ability to communicate effectively with and to understand people who have limited speech and language issue?s
  • Would be beneficial to have experience in dealing with challenging behaviour
  • Have experience of, or are willing to support with personal care
  • Supporting individuals to take part in their interests and activities
  • An enhanced DBS checked against the barred list will be undertaken. Autism Plus will cover the cost of this

If this is something that interests you, and you feel you could make a real difference, we would love to hear from you!

For a more in-depth description of the role please visit our website: www.autismplus.org/vacancies

Unfortunately, due to the necessity to keep our costs down we are not able to notify unsuccessful applicants, so if you haven?t heard from us within 10 working days, please accept this as confirmation that your application has been unsuccessful, but please keep an eye out for future vacancies.

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £8.21 /hour


  • managing adults with complex needs: 1 year (Required)
  • social work: 1 year (Required)
  • managing adults with challenging behaviour: 1 year (Required)

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