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LEEDS AUTISM SERVICES (LAS) Support Workers (37½ per week) (Based at Armley and Hunslet working a number of different shifts which may include evening and weekend working) Salary £15,689

LAS provide a range of specialist services to people on the autism spectrum. Our vision is to achieve a more autism friendly society by promoting understanding and acceptance of people on the autism spectrum. The role requires you to support people on the autism spectrum in accessing vocational and community based activities, providing practical and emotional support, helping people to achieve their life goals and developing plans to attain this.

All staff members within our services are trained in Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) to assist with management of behaviours, focusing on early intervention and low-arousal techniques in order to prevent incidents and crises whilst promoting personal liberty and independence for the people we support.

Our inclusive approach depends on the dedication, passion and creativity of our employees, who are willing to go the extra mile to ensure people with autism are respected and recognised within their communities. We pride ourselves on our high standards and are seeking enthusiastic, motivated and dynamic people to help ensure our services are rewarding and enjoyable places to live and work.

To apply contact Gemma White or Kathy Paul, HR Officers on the following e mail address gemmawhite@las.uk.net or dayadmin@las.uk.net or telephone 0113 2452645

We offer 25 days annual leave per year, a health care cash back scheme, a contributory pension scheme and a supportive working environment with nationally recognised training.

LAS is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation. Closing Date: This recruitment campaign will close when sufficient applicants are received.