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About this section

In this section you can find out everything about job opportunities at Autism West Midlands and learn more about our recruitment process.

Work for us

We are always looking for passionate team members to fill a number of exciting vacancies. If you are an open-hearted individual who is caring, responsible, practical and willing to take the time to understand others, then we want to hear from you.

Working for our charity could be the gateway to a career which – if you want it – can take you all the way from a support role to a management role. 

Below is a list of our current jobs. If you're interested, please apply online today. If you have any questions, please get in touch and we will be happy to answer your questions.

If you can’t find the right job or if there nothing that matches your ambitions, register your interest to work for us and get the latest information on our vacancies. 

Current Vacancies :

Support Worker (female only)- Marston Green

Location
Solihull
Job Advert Summary

We are the leading charity in the West Midlands and support hundreds of adults with autism and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, caring staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support to people with autism.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring Support Worker to join our team based at our Marston Green location. You will enable service users to live a rewarding and fulfilling life, help them achieve their goals and aspirations and access the community.

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Support Worker- Upper Ford Lodge

Location
Worcestershire
Job Advert Summary

We are the leading charity in the West Midlands and support hundreds of adults with autism and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, caring staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support to people with autism.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring Support Worker to join our team based at our Upper Ford Lodge (Droitwich) location. You will enable service users to live a rewarding and fulfilling life, help them achieve their goals and aspirations and access the community.

Shifts are across mornings, days, afternoons, and evenings Monday to Sunday, therefore flexibility is an essential requirement for this role.

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Support Worker- Waking Nights- Upper Ford Lodge

Location
Worcestershire
Job Advert Summary

We are the leading charity in the West Midlands and support hundreds of adults with autism and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, caring staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support to people with autism.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring Support Worker to join our team based at our Upper Ford Lodge (Droitwich) location. You will enable service users to live a rewarding and fulfilling life, help them achieve their goals and aspirations and access the community.

This is a Waking Nights posts; all shifts are night work.

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Support Worker- Marston Green

Location
Solihull
Job Advert Summary

We are the leading charity in the West Midlands and support hundreds of adults with autism and those who love and care for them. Our passionate, caring staff and volunteers work across all age groups and abilities, providing direct support to people with autism.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring Support Worker to join our team based at our Gorse Farm (Marston Green) location. You will enable service users to live a rewarding and fulfilling life, help them achieve their goals and aspirations and access the community.

We welcome full and part time applications.

Shifts include mornings, evenings and weekends, therefore flexibility is essential.

We require applicants that have a full UK drivers licence due to the needs of the service, this is an essential requirement. Please state in your application whether you hold a valid full UK drivers licence.

 

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Service Co-ordinator

Location
Solihull
Job Advert Summary

Autism West Midlands, as the leading charity for autism in the region, use our passion and expertise to enrich the lives of people with autism and those who love and care for them.

We deliver a wide range of services to people on the autism spectrum including residential and supported living, offering a range of training and education services; family support and a helpline service.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Service Co-ordinator at our Residential Home, Gorse Farm based in Marston Green. The home is undergoing a unique transformation and programme of improvement to which the role of Service Co-ordinator is key

Closing Date
29/09/2017
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Resource Centre Manager

Location
Solihull
Job Advert Summary

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Resource Centre Manager at our Residential Home, Gorse Farm based in Marston Green. The home is undergoing a unique transformation and programme of improvement to which the role of the Resource Centre Manager is key. 

The role of the Resource Centre Manager is to design and implement an inspirational programme of engagement and activities for a group of adults, many of whom are non-verbal or with limited spoken communication. Developed using a person centred approach, activities will need to be carefully planned and include:

·        Social & communication skills

·        Creative and enterprise projects

·        Personal development / health & wellbeing

·        Community participation & contribution

·        Leisure & social opportunities

Autism West Midlands are seeking a person with vision and a high energy approach to establish a fundamentally new way of working in an established residential care home. Substantial management and supervisory experience, as well as experience in working with people with learning disabilities and highly complex communication needs, including challenging behaviour, are essential. Your ability to work flexibly, recognising opportunities and creatively maximising skills and limited resources will be needed to motivate a group of people who would benefit from more regular and engaging activities day to day. Applicants from a range of backgrounds are welcomed, including social care, special needs education or community engagement.

 

 

 

 

 

Closing Date
29/09/2017
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