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Support Workers (X2) - ASD Specialist Service

Posted 19 October by Outward Housing Ended

Support Workers (X2)

ASD Specialist Service (Autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Full time - 38 hours per week

£18,317.52 per annum

Job Ref: SWASD


Outward is a registered charity which provides support and care to vulnerable people across North and East London. Our reputation is built on making a difference to people’s lives. We work with people who have difficulties due to their autism, their behaviour or their level of disabilities. If you have experience in providing high quality support to individuals on the autistic spectrum, then we want to hear from you.

We are recruiting for two Support Workers specifically for customers with autism living across several London boroughs who are enthusiastic, physically active with a passion for supporting individuals with autism. Our customers enjoy visiting art galleries, swimming, cycling and having access to the community. This role would suit staff with an outgoing and vibrant personality who enjoy participating in physical activities and demonstrate good customer service. We offer training in Autism Advanced training, Positive Behaviour Support and pyscho-educational approaches in practice. Our support workers have moved on to become specialist practitioners in sectors like: Psychology, Social Work and Nursing.

As a Support Worker your duties will also include, Key Working, coordinating packages of care and support for individuals. Excellent communication skills are required as you will be engaging with a wide group of stakeholders ranging from professionals to family members.

To Apply, please submit an application form detailing your reasons for applying and how you meet the requirements of the post by referring to the Job Description and Person Specification.

Completed application forms should be submitted to via the link below. Please ensure you reference the role you are applying by quoting "SWASD"

The closing date for applications is 31st October 2017at 12noon.

For more details about the Support Worker role and about Outward, please visit the Outward website.

Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview, interviews will likely to take place during week commencing 6th November 2017.

Outward is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. If the post you apply for involves working with or having access to adults at risk and/or their records, we will require an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Services for successful candidates. This will be fully subsidised by Outward

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Microsoft Office
  • Organisational Skills
  • Active Team Player
  • Prioritize Workload

Reference: 33596675

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