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Part Time Support Worker, Mildenhall Supported Living Services , East Anglia - Driver Essential

The National Autistic Society
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Mildenhall, Suffolk, United Kingdom

Part Time Support Worker, Mildenhall Supported Living Services , East Anglia - Driver Essential

We are looking for Part-Time Support workers to join our Supported Living Team based in Mildenhall (IP28 )

The service supports 2 autistic adults

Hours of work: 30 hours per week.

Your working pattern will be varied over a seven-day rota, and will include some weekends and bank holidays.

We are looking for Part-Time Support workers to join our Supported Living Team based in Mildenhall (IP28 ) The service supports 2 autistic adults. You must be able to drive resident vehicles to help the people we support access the community. Applicants must have at least 1 years driving experience and a full UK driving License 

Our safe environment and fully trained experienced staff support the people we support to have a good quality of life, ensuring support and activities are meaningful to each individual

We support the residents to develop their skill and independence, Residents attend social clubs, enjoy time in their large garden, have themed nights, pub quizzes and enjoy days out.

We support adults to be as independent as possible in their everyday lives, both at home and in the community. They all have very different needs, interests, goals and levels of support. They may need support with managing finances, medication, health needs, cleaning and personal care, so you need to be comfortable to perform personal care on both male and female adults.

Please click here for a copy of the job description

The role includes:

  • Helping individuals achieve independence and personal goals
  • Supporting and transporting individuals to integrate into their community
  • Develop individuals’ life skills, vocational, educational and creative skills
  • Help provide exercise, leisure and recreational opportunities

Ideally, you will have a background in supporting autistic people if not, we have a fantastic training programme that will get you on your way to achieving a fulfilling job that will beat most out there

In addition, we offer a whole range of benefits including: 

  • Excellent training and development programme
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Enhanced overtime. Additional payments for sleep-in and on call.
  • Access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance counselling programme
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • 33 days annual leave (incl. Public Holidays) with the option to buy or sell annual leave every year
  • Access to our benefits portal - online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits for places such as Asda, Tesco, Sainsburys, Halfords, Nike, Apple, Nando's and loads more!
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Headspace membership for yourself + 3 friends/family members - Headspace is a global leader in mindfulness and meditation
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Salary Finance - Our charity partner offers Salary Finance loans as a financial wellbeing benefit for our staff.
  • Eligibility for Blue Light Card
  • Join the Team Scheme - Refer a friend and receive £200!
  • Level 1 membership to Healthcare Cash Plan for all permanent staff!
  • Options to buy private healthcare, private dental insurance, and many other salary sacrifices

To protect our autistic adults, all staff are required to have a criminal background check. 

 

 

Who we are

Since 1962 the National Autistic Society has been campaigning to transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people. In National Programmes we champion the rights and interests of autistic people and their families, making sure national policy and legislation to reflect their needs. We provide autism training and best practice services and want all autistic people to have access to services and support that fully meet their needs. We provide diagnostic services, training, accreditation, consultancy and conferences, designed to support all professionals and organisations. 

Visit our website to find out more about who we are and what we do: https://www.autism.org.uk/