Providing outstanding autism specialist residential care in Stockton-On-Tees  

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen within SJOG for experienced Support Workers to become part of a new specialist residential home for 5 adults with autism and associated conditions. 

If you have a contemporary understanding of autism and are interested in developing the latest research and practice skills so that people with autism can thrive in their local community, then we want to hear from you! 

Our autism practice model is based on academically approved standards, and is aligned with autism good practice and national guidance. As part of a new team you will support us in providing people with autism with an outcome focused service, with person centred active support at its core. 

You will be responsible for supporting individuals within their home and the community, and will practice by promoting the principles of Right Support, Right Care, Right Culture. (CQC 2020) and promote a strength based approach at all times.

Based at Durham Road in Stockton, if you have to travel to another base then mileage will be paid.

If you would like to be a part of this new specialist service, please apply  NOW. The recruitment is ongoing and we will be interviewing suitable candidates as soon as we are able.

Key attributes:

  • QCF 3 in Adult Health & Social Care
  • Experience of working with people with autism
  • Experience of supporting people with a Positive Behaviour Support approach 
  • Full, clean driving licence 
  • Experience of developing support plans
  • Experience of the key worker role 
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to provide personal care
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends, according to the needs of the people in service
  • Honesty and reliability
  • Interested, motivated and committed
  • Accessible, approachable and comfortable with vulnerable people
  • Benefits and Rewards:

  • Annual leave entitlement of 33 days (pro-rata) including bank and public holidays 
  • Employee Assistance Programme 
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme 
  • Health Cash Plan 
  • Bike to Work Scheme 
  • We are an equal opportunities employer 
  • Specialised training programme that surpasses national and practice standards.