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Application Deadline
05 January 2024

Interview Date
15 January 2024

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
14 hours per week

Salary
£9,081 (£24,000 full time equivalent)

Where
Coventry and Warwickshire

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind – group support worker

The Community Autism Support Service (CASS) is a new partnership between Coventry and Warwickshire Mind, Autism West Midlands and Act for Autism.

This role will involve you working as part of a team delivering support groups across Coventry and Warwickshire to autistic adults and children with mild to moderate mental health concerns at pre- and post-assessment stage.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Receive referrals and effectively manage contact of people in the service
  • Offer direct support to autistic children and adults through group support sessions
  • Ensure needs identified are being addressed through regular support plan reviews
  • Take responsibility for safeguarding issues and concerns identified involving relevant staff and other agencies where appropriate

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • A minimum of one year's experience of providing support interventions to vulnerable adults with varying mental health and wellbeing needs
  • Lived or work experience of autism
  • Experience of delivering a wide range of practical and emotional support
  • Experience of empowering adults to positively engage with support activities
  • Up to date knowledge of mental health, specifically in relation to the difficulties that may present in autistic adults
  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Coventry and Warwickshire Mind website.

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