Autism Anglia is a well-established charity celebrating 50 years. We have opportunities available for Senior Support Workers on a full-time or part-time basis. Working from our Supported Living locations across Colchester and Greater Colchester, Essex, the successful Senior Support Worker will assist people who are within the autistic spectrum and enable them to maximize their potential and develop life skills across multiple activities. The Senior Support Worker will work as part of a team to help those in your care to help them achieve their own life plans, through a person-centred approach.
Autism Anglia is dedicated to providing ongoing training and supervision, continuing professional development and support as well as an extensive induction on commencement of employment.
Autism Anglia’s Supported Living service supports individuals across multiple locations in the Colchester and Greater Colchester areas. Offering one-to-one support and enabling autistic people to live as independently as possible. We work together to enable access to the wider community. Every Supported Living service is located in the community and is either a housing association property, privately rented or owned by Autism Anglia. Services range from one to four adults per property, depending on suitability and need
Support Workers in our Supported Living service recognise each individual’s aspirations and needs and work towards enabling individuals to achieve their own life plans by developing life skills through person-centred, strengths-based planning. This will include being actively involved in empowering them to make individual choices about their everyday living.
Applications are welcome from Senior Support workers who:
The successful Senior Support worker must be prepared to work rostered alternate weekends.
If you have a genuine passion for supporting and uplifting others, your outstanding future at Autism Anglia could be moments away. Apply now by clicking on the link below or contact Natalie Dwan on 01206 577 678 OR email Recruitment@autism-anglia.org.uk to arrange a confidential discussion.
Autism Anglia considers itself to be a fully inclusive employer, welcoming applications from all individuals who are able to meet and exceed the requirements of the position and may wish to request flexible working or reasonable adjustments to appropriately support candidates.
Autism Anglia is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults or children and expects all staff to share this commitment in the fullest sense. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check. For all enhanced DBS roles, we are permitted to seek access to spent convictions under The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, Exceptions Order 1975 (as amended 2013).