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Support Worker

Job Reference: 15481WARTS7


Expiry Date: 27th March 2024

Location: Atherstone, West Midlands
Hourly Rate of pay: £12.50 per hour
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 3 per week

When you are Required


Specific days/times required:
• Saturday, During the day Saturday afternoon and after school weekday
Dates and times are flexible and can be discussed at interview.

About the Employer

I require someone to support me to access the community doing activities I like. I am a lovely young man who has Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, a feeding disorder, and communication difficulties. He loves cricket and football (anything that involves sports with a ball). He has always had a special interest in trains. Charles doesn’t like big crowds or unexpected changes of routine.



Employer Disability and Health Conditions
• Cognitive / Learning



The employer's hobbies and interests:
• Will discuss at Interview


Other relevant information

About the Role


Duties and Responsibilities
• Support to get to and from school/work/college/social activities.
• Support and/or prompt the individual to access sporting and leisure activities.
• Assist and encourage socialisation, participating in activities.



The individuals needs may vary from day to day and your tasks may reflect this. You could be required to perform other duties as reasonably required.

You have a responsibility as an employee to report all accidents to the employer immediately. You have a duty to report defects and / or hazards which may give rise to an accident. You are to ensure the safety of the individual at all times.

Due to the nature of the work for which you are applying, this post is subject to a satisfactory DBS disclosure (costs will be covered).

Transport Requirement

Car driver and car owner – must have business insurance.

Required Skills

• Be honest, reliable, trustworthy and punctual.• Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy, including the prohibited use of social media in relation to the job role.
• To be able to work on own initiative.
• To be able to follow instructions accurately.
• Be patient, supportive and caring.
• Have good listening skills and be able to provide non-judgemental emotional support.
• Be empathetic.
• Previous caring experience is not essential, however you should have a genuine interest in supporting people with a disability/illness to achieve their goals.
• Be able to work flexibly, adapting to the employers needs on a daily basis.
• Flexibility would be an advantage as the hours may be variable.
• Be self-motivated with a willingness to get involved.
• Have a lively personality.

Does this position interest you?

This advert may close before the stated date if sufficient applications are received.

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