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Bank Support Workers - - NAS Autism Centre - Leicester
Leicester

Job reference: 003609

Location: Leicester

Closing date: 26/03/2019

Interview date (w/c): Not specified

Salary: £8.21 per hour

Employment type: Part Time

Hours per week: Various Hours

Are you looking for a rewarding and challenging role?

It's not easy, and it's not for everyone. But as a support worker, the rewards can be so much bigger than the challenges. You really will make a positive difference to people’s lives.

You’ll be joining our team, both locally and nationally and we’ll support you every step of the way.

Many of those who join us have no previous knowledge of autism or support work. Our fantastic induction programme and learning and development opportunities help all of our staff become autism experts.

We are looking for bank support workers in our day service in Leicester. This service currently supports autistic men and women to engage with aims and objectives they have chosen. Activities include art, cooking, sports, swimming, horse riding, trampolining, music, employment opportunities and community engagement. Our job is to enable the people we support to achieve their goals, wishes and aspirations, through encouragement, prompting, praise and empathy. We achieve this through our commitment to a person centred approach and by valuing each person as an individual.

We need you to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people. Being a support worker takes bravery, patience and commitment. But working with autistic people gives so much more in return.
You will be enthusiastic and up for a challenge and want to help the people we support.

You may have a personal connection, a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. If you share our values and are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, we’d love to hear from you.

Your working pattern - various hours available

We offer a fantastic one year induction programme, learning and development opportunities. Along with a host of benefits– including shopping discounts and a competitive pension scheme.

Interviews will be held: TBC

If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with centralrec@nas.org.uk

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.

Visit our website to find out more about who we are and what we do

Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

 

The closing date for this job has now passed.

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