Support Worker (Enhanced)

Working as part of a core team of staff on a 2:1 basis supporting one individual with complex autism and learning difficulties. Implementing strategies withiin a Postive Behaviour Support (PBS) Framework.

Closing date Wed 04 Aug 2021


Location: Wirral

Salary: £11.12 per hour

Hours Per Week: 35 hours per week

Employment Type: Fixed Term - Care Staff

Job title: Enhanced Support Worker

Location: Bromborough, Wirral initially

Salary: £11.12 per hour

Rota: To include evenings and weekend working

Active Offer: To work as part of a team providing high-standard, person-centred support to an individual with complex needs. The successful applicants will be a highly-motivated, resilient individuals with prior experience and understanding of supporting someone with autism and managing challenging behaviours.


  • Full, paid, award winning training and ongoing support to develop your skills and to obtain formal qualifications in Social Care.
  • 25 days (5 weeks) leave plus 8 days statutory bank holiday entitlement. 
  • A further 5 days leave (1 week) on our optional annual leave buy-back scheme
  • Company Sick pay scheme, rising to 8 weeks full and 8 weeks half pay
  • Numerous discounts at local shops and businesses 
  • Attendance incentive scheme
  • Access to a defined contribution pension scheme (NEST) with a contribution from the organisation
  • Twice yearly implementation to the tax free cycle to work scheme

About Autism Together:

We are one of the largest employers on the Wirral specializing in providing support to individuals with autism. Established in 1968 by a group of forward thinking parents who were concerned at the lack of services available for their children we have since expanded to cover Cheshire and Wales offering tailored person centered care to the individuals we work with.

Requirements of an Enhanced Support Worker:

  • 2 years’ experience supporting people with learning disabilities and autism
  • Experience of supporting people who present with challenging behaviours
  • Experience of following person-centred guidelines
  • Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • A comprehensive knowledge of autism
  • Be able to work flexible hours and shift patterns
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality
  • Good oral, written & IT communication skills

If you would like further information prior to applying please email: or call the HR team on 0151 482 3121.


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