Support Workers (X4) - Outward
Support Workers (X4)- Outward
38 hours per week (Full time equivalent)
(Various contract types available; Full-time, Part-time (19hrs /24hrs and Flexible hours)
ASD Specialist Service (Hampstead, Islington and Newham)
£18,317.52 per annum / £9.27 per hour
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 specifically for customers with autism living across several London boroughs who are enthusiastic, physically active with a good sense of humour. 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, enjoys participating in physical activities and demonstrates good customer service. It is important that a positive working relationship is maintained with the customers and their families.
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.
We are a forward thinking organisation, committed to providing the best support possible to vulnerable people therefore you will be provided with comprehensive training and will be supported every step of the way to develop your career with us.
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.
Applications should be submitted via the link below.
Please ensure you reference the role you are applying for.
The closing date for applications is 14th May 2017 at Midnight.
For more information about the Support Worker role and about Outward, please visit the Outward website.
Successful applicants will be invited to attend an interview which is likely to be Friday 19th May 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.