Job details

Bank Support Workers - Accrington, Clayton le Moors and Great Harwood areas

Job reference: 003662

Location: Lancashire

Closing date: 27/06/2019

Interview date (w/c): Not specified

Salary: £8.21 an hour

Employment type: Bank Worker

Hours per week: Ad hoc, no guaranteed hours

Help make an Everyday Breakthrough happen by joining our team.

A breakthrough can seem like the smallest thing, but it can make the world of difference to someone on the autism spectrum. By becoming a bank support worker at The National Autistic Society you’ll help make Everyday Breakthroughs happen more often.

We are looking for bank support workers in the Great Harwood, Clayton le Moors, Accrington and Whalley areas.

You will be part of a network of experienced colleagues working with autistic adults and their families and we have opportunities in in residential environments, supported living developments and in community support.  

You may be supporting adults to access the community and build their independence. We support people with various tasks, ranging from personal hygiene, cooking and cleaning, to attend religious prayer, swimming, long walks and shopping. 
You may be developing autism and person centred specific approaches, enabling individuals to live independently and to lead the life they choose.
You may be supporting adults with autism by promoting independence, developing life skills and engaging in activities both in the National Autistic Society Centre - Lancashire and out in the community.  

Being a bank support worker takes bravery, patience and commitment. But working with autistic people gives so much more in return. 

We need you to be resilient, caring and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people.  
Driver desirable but not essential.

Along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts to flexible working and a competitive pension scheme - we’ll make sure you get excellent autism-specific training to further your career in social care. 

You may have a personal connection, a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. You might not have lots of experience yet, but 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 could include mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. The shifts are across all 7 days of the week, 365 days of the year.

There are no guaranteed hours for this role.

Assessment Day/Interviews will be held: TBC

If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with the HR Team on 01254 881047

To apply for the job, please apply online via the button at the end of this page.

The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, challenges perceptions and build 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. 



Autism Helpline Number: 0808 800 4104
Last updated: 26/04/2016 10:43:26