Senior Support Worker for Lewis

Job details
Posting date: 21 May 2024
Salary: £25,837.50 per year, pro rata
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 June 2024
Location: Wembury, Plymouth
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Beyond Limits
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: JF/LSL

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We are seeking a Senior Support Worker to work closely with the team leader for a man with autism who requires support to rediscover his independence and rebuild his life.

As a Senior Support Worker, you will be expected to step in and help Lewis and the team when the team leader is away, providing guidance, encouragement, and assistance to empower Lewis to overcome challenges and achieve personal growth. Your responsibilities will include all those of a support worker, plus assisting your team leader and help your team to excel in the amazing task of providing the best possible care and having always Lewis best interests at heart.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with individuals with autism and a strong understanding of its complexities. You must possess excellent communication skills, empathy, patience, and a genuine desire to make a difference in someone's life.

If you are ready to make a meaningful difference and help someone reclaim their independence and confidence, we invite you to join our team and be a part of this transformative journey.

Essential for this job:

Must hold a full UK driving licence and own a car
Good Computer Skills
Some experience in Leadership

Ideally you will:

Have some leadership skills
Good understanding and experience within the autism spectrum
Be reliable, able to lead from the front when necessary and called upon
Be committed, in it for the long-term
Be self-motivated and able to work independently, adapting to changing needs
Have a good sense of humour
Want to make a real difference to Lewis life
Be open-minded and open to new ideas
Value the principles of inclusion


We reward our staff with competitive salaries
We offer an Award Winning Pension Scheme
We have a company sick pay scheme
Excellent annual leave allowance, including top up pay
Critical Illness cover, reassurance when you need it the most
Life Insurance, reassurance for your family when they need it the most
A really good mandatory induction
Ongoing high quality training
Career development opportunities
A real chance to make a difference to someone’s life

A DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) Check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered a position with Beyond Limits, the cost of which will be to the employee, however, this will be returned after successful completion of probation period (6 months).

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