Support Workers

£17,238 per annum
12 Sep 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type

We are looking for energetic, passionate people who will help make an amazing difference to the lives of 5 young gentlemen on the autism spectrum living in the centre of Southampton.


  • Creating great opportunities for the young men living in the house
  • Facilitating enhanced independence and choice about the way they wish to live their life
  • Providing a high quality and responsive service within a homely environment
  • You would also help the young men enjoy fun activities like visiting theme parks, swimming, picnics, trampolining, go karting and more.
  • Or if you have a special interest perhaps cycling, arts and crafts or other hobbies we would support you to share your passion at work to enable new experiences.
  • You will need to be able to always focus on the needs of the person you are supporting (person-centred), demonstrate empathy, adapt easily to change and create a welcoming environment.
  • Working as part of a 24/7 teams you will need to be able to support your co-workers effectively and have good communication skills.
  • The Care Certificate qualification, relevant QCF experience of autism, and working with challenging behaviours is desirable.
  • However comprehensive training and ongoing support to your development will be provided.
  • Shift rota may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights, sleep-ins and bank holidays.


  • 31 days leave including bank holidays and your birthday (pro rata).
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Extensive Induction Programme and specialist Training
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme

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