Support Worker

The role will involve supporting vulnerable adults with autism within their own home,enabling them to live a meaningful life.

Closing date Thu 23 Jun 2022


Location: Bromborough

Salary: £21,065- £21,170 per annum £10.10- £10.15 per hour

Hours Per Week: up to 40 hours

Employment Type: Care Staff

Job title: Support Worker

Location: Bromborough

Salary:   £21,065 - £21,170 per annum (£10.10 - £10.15 per hour)

Overtime pay:  Overtime available at an additional £1 per hour weekdays or £2.50 per hour weekends on top of your hourly rate of pay.

Rota: To include evenings and weekend working


In return for you hard work and support we can offer you:

  • Full, paid, award winning training and ongoing support to develop your skills and to obtain formal qualifications in Social Care.
  • 28 days annual leave. 
  • Up to a further 5 days leave on our optional annual leave buy-back scheme
  • Free Meals
  • Company Sick pay scheme, rising to 8 weeks full and 8 weeks half pay
  • Numerous discounts at local shops, restaurants and leisure facilities
  • Attendance incentive scheme
  • Access to a defined contribution pension scheme (NEST) with a contribution from the organisation
  • 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 Support Worker:

  • Basic understanding of autism
  • Be able to work flexible hours and shift patterns
  • Understanding of the importance of confidentiality
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Basic IT skills

Responsibilities of Support Worker:

  • Accompanying the people we support to leisure activities and outings
  • Attending to the personal care of the people we support such as toileting (washing/bathing if required)
  • Administering medication as and when required (full training provided)
  • Supporting the people we support through times when they are feeling anxious and may result in them displaying risk behaviours

 What I will be doing as a Support Worker:

  • Accompanying the people we support to leisure activities/outings, enabling them to acquire independence, whilst at the same time encouraging them to integrate as a group and gain and develop social skills.
  • Accompanying the people we support to appointments – e.g. the doctors, dentist, hairdressers.
  • Helping prepare lunch with the people we support – ensuring they have a healthy and balanced diet and that dietary requirements are met.
  • Helping the people we support with their personal hygiene and personal care needs – helping to the toilet, changing pads and washing.
  • Maintaining the standard of living within the house – ensuring it is clean and tidy and encouraging the service user to participate in cleaning and tidying activities.
  • Administering medication as and when required (full training provided).    
  • Supporting the people we support through times when they are feeling anxious and may result in them displaying risk behaviours.

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


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