Senior Support Worker

Autism Hampshire
up to £19,000 pa + OT up to £25k
26 Sep 2018
25 Oct 2018
Contract Type

Senior Support Worker

As the leading autism focused organisation in the region, Autism Hampshire are proud to deliver quality services designed to meet the needs of families, young people and adults with autism.

Position: Senior Support Worker
Location: Southampton or Gosport, Hampshire
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Flexibility, shift rota pattern will include early mornings, evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and bank holidays
Salary: up to £19,000 pa + OT up to £25k

About the role:

The Senior Support Worker will support the management team in developing and maintaining the organisation’s standards relating to Autism specific and person-centred practices. You will assist in the preparation of support and communications plans, ensuring consistent practices throughout each service user’s support network.

The Senior Support Worker will also assist in managing the service effectively, maintaining high standards of care and support.

About you:

Your approach will be person-centred with the ability to calmly manage challenging situations, demonstrate empathy with others and adapt easily to change.

Are you inspiring, committed, motivated and flexible in attitude, of warm personality with a calming compassionate approach?

Due to the physical and vulnerable nature of the people we serve and the need to support individuals safely this role can be both physically and emotionally demanding. However, we consider that the enormous rewards and satisfaction of supporting people to achieve their goals outweigh such demands.

You may have experience of the following: Senior Support Worker, Support Worker, Senior Care Worker, Care Worker, Senior Care Assistant, Care Assistant, Senior Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Charity, etc.

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