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

Support Worker - Gorse Farm

Business Area
Operational Role ~ Adult Social Support
Salary & Benefits
£7.50 Per Hour
Vacancy type
Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
37.5 per week (part-time welcomed)
Job Advert Description

Autism West Midlands are currently recruiting for support workers to work with our service users at one of our services in Marston Green. As a Support Worker it is essential that you have a person centred approach so that you can have an understanding of people’s ambitions and hobbies. This role provides the opportunity to play a part in a service user’s life experience and share moments of achievement.


Key Responsibilities:

Encourage and help individuals to achieve their goals and aspirations and to access the community in a meaningful way.
Prompt and assist service users to complete everyday tasks.
Support service users to live a fulfilling and rewarding life.


Do I need previous experience:

Autism West Midlands are looking for open-hearted individuals that share the same passion, supportive nature, and willingness to take the time to understand others as we do.

All applications are welcome however the following experience and qualifications are advantageous:

Experience in a previous role as a Support Worker or within a care environment.
NVQ Level 2 in Care or Promoting Independence (or equivalent) If not, the willingness to work towards it.
Knowledge and understanding of Autism.

You will be working in the core of our industry so you will need to be committed, flexible and reliable so that you can make a difference to our service.

Where will I be working?

You will be working at our residential home ‘Gorse Farm’ in Marston Green.
Gorse Farm has provided permanent accommodation for 14 adults with Autism since it opened in 1997.

Hours: 37.5 hours (Part-time applicants are welcome)

Pay: £7.50 p/h

Location: Marston Green, Birmingham


What are the Benefits?

Life Assurance Scheme
A fully paid Healthcare Scheme – this allows you to claim back money for dental, optical and many more treatments!
Opportunity to be a part of an attractive pension scheme.
Free access to an Employee assistance programme for advice and support
Excellent induction programme and ongoing training opportunities.


If you are interested then a job description of the role and more information about the responsibilities can be found at:


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