Part Time Support Worker – Pinecroft, Thornbury Thornbury, Gloucestershire

Job title: Part Time Support Worker – Pinecroft, Thornbury

Company: The National Autistic Society

Job description: Part Time Support Worker – Pinecroft, Thornbury

Are you interested in or studying Psychology? Would you like to start a career in a complex and fascinating area of social care, working alongside some brilliant autistic adults who need your support to enable them to live the life they choose?

We are looking for a part-time Support Worker to join our team at Pinecroft, based in Alveston, Thornbury, near Bristol.

Pinecroft is our specialised residential home where we support 4 autistic adults to develop skills to promote their health and wellbeing, inclusion in the local community and greater independence. We are looking for staff with a “can do” approach who can offer active support to facilitate and enable the people we support to progress and move on.

All of the support provided at the National Autistic Society is person centred, to enable those whom we support to live independently, gain employment, access education, join clubs or participate in activities within the community.

We are looking for staff with a “can do” approach who can offer active support. You’ll be working with autistic adults and their families.

Your working hours are 16hrs per week. This service operates a seven-day rota.

A full driving licence and access to transport are essential.

We offer:

  • Part-time opportunity: 16 hrs per week
  • Additional payments for sleep-in and on call
  • Excellent training and development programme
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Access to a 24 hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 33 days annual leave (incl. Public Holidays)
  • Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits

We provide a fantastic one-year induction programme, regular one-to-ones, annual appraisals, continuing learning and development opportunities and we’ll support you every step of the way to develop a career in social care.

To apply for the role, please click the button at the end of this page.

All shortlisted candidates will be invited to an online interview. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

This role is based in a care setting – successful candidates will be required to provide evidence of Covid-19 vaccination or medical exemption.

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenge perceptions and build a society that works for autistic people.

Find out more about who we are and what we do by visiting our website on .

Expected salary: £9 per hour

Location: Thornbury, Gloucestershire

Job date: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 00:53:58 GMT

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