Adult Support Worker & Autism Advocate

  • Location

    Whitley Bay, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

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  • Salary:

    £8.92-£10.00 per hour, DOE, Plus Sleepovers

  • Contact:

    Louise Fullard

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Have you thought about a career in Adult Social Care as a Support Worker?  We have permanent Full-time or Part-time vacancies in and around the North Tyneside area for someone just like you!

Adult Support Workers & Advocates make a huge difference to lives of Adults with Learning Disabilities everyday... enabling them to live independently with a little help from you!


We support adults in their own homes or flats throughout North Tyneside.  If you live in Whitley Bay, Wallsend, South Shields, North Shields, Tynemouth, Byker or surrounding areas we will match you to a service as local to you as possible.

The Employer

This employer believes that everyone should be themselves no matter what.  They ensure that the individuals they support have the same opportunities as everyone else, and that their disabilities are not a barrier.  This is a well-established organisation, that actively promotes from within and can offer a fantastic future for those wanting to pursue a career within Learning Disabilities. You would be joining a unique provider who promotes independence for the adults they support who all live in their own flats or supported living schemes.

Your Job as a Support Worker

As a support worker you will encourage and support individuals with everyday living skills, such as social activities, physical activities or offering housing & financial advice.  You will also help individuals learn life skills such as cooking and budgeting, whilst ensuring that they are safe within their own home and the wider community.  Many of the adults you will support have lots of interests which could be anything from football, swimming, gaming, crafts or music … to name just a few! If you have a hobby yourself, you could share this with someone you support! The best part of the job is seeing individuals you support achieve a goal that you have helped them to reach, this is so rewarding!

Hours and Pay Rates

  • Full-time and part-time hours available
  • Full-time shifts could include days, evenings, weekends and sleep-ins
  • Part-time shifts include days, evenings and weekends only.
  • £8.92 - £10.00 per hour, DOE
  • Sleepovers £62.64 per sleep in


Take the first step by applying for this Support Worker job today! You will gain all the training you need to change your life and the lives of individuals you support. Still not sure? Don’t worry, one of our team will talk you through the job itself and answer any questions you might have after you have applied.  Good luck and we look forward to speaking to you soon!


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit a staff over the age of 18 years.