Leeds Autism Services
Outreach Support Worker
Would you love to make a positive difference in people s lives every day? We are seeking dedicated and compassionate Outreach Support Workers to help to improve the lives of adults with autism.
You will be working for a charity dedicated to helping create a more autism friendly society. You will make a positive difference in people’s lives every day. It’s rewarding, challenging and loads of fun; you’ll meet some great people, and have access to brilliant training and development opportunities!
Position: Outreach Support Worker
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire (Hunslet, Armley and Chapel Allerton)
Hours: There are a variety of Full time and Part Time working options available between the hours of 8am and 6pm Monday to Friday.
Salary: £10.50 per hour during probation, rising to £11 per hour following successful completion of probation
About the role:
As a Support Worker you will help to improve the lives of the adults supported, by promoting understanding and acceptance of people with autism, and helping them to be included and feel valued within their communities. You will be committed to maximising personal liberties and enabling people to make choices and decisions about their own lives. To ensure the highest standards of support are provided to the people who are supported, you will work within local and national guidelines and always strive to provide the best experience for our service users.
Key responsibilities will include:
You don t need to have worked in supported social care before to apply for this role, if you are caring, kind, patient this is for you. Experience isn t essential, we are looking for people who can uphold our values and make a difference in people s lives every day.
You will need to have the ability to empathise and advocate for the needs of people with autism, as well as great communication skills and basic IT skills.
If you want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, then apply today!
As well as knowing what you do daily is making a real difference in people s lives, you will also receive the following benefits package:
We very much welcome previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, Outreach Support Worker, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker
PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by Social Care People on behalf of the organisation.