Family Support Worker – Scarborough – D187

A Fun, Energetic and busy family require a similar minded Support Worker, with the care and development of their 2 sons who are both Autistic, one a teenager and his younger brother.

Their mother who has some disabilities also requires help with shopping and household chores.

The hours are 80 per month, plus extra hours to cover holidays and sickness of other staff. there is a monthly rota system to try to accommodate all staff and family.

The care and support is within the home & community environment, supporting them with their chosen activities such as swimming & gaming, and often fun Nerf battles and trampolining.

The eldest son (18 years old) son is virtually non verbal, partial sighted, epileptic and can display occasional challenging behaviour. He requires 2:1 support at all times. Therefore, someone with experience in Epilepsy and Autism would be an advantage.

The younger brother (11 years old) who has a very loving and happy nature, has P.D.A (Pathological Demand Avoidance) syndrome, and requires 1:1 support.

The successful applicant must have a young attitude and enjoy being part of this family unit and able to help them to develop life skills and support them to access social activities. Other duties include household chores, such as cooking, tidying up, changing bed linen & laundry duties. There may also be occasional support with respite care.

The applicant must like dogs, as there is a large friendly dog in the home, able to drive and have access to a car, and can swim (due to activity support)

The hours to be covered are generally: 7.30 till 9 am, then 3 pm till 8/9 pm (weekdays) & weekends 10 am till 8 pm.

A rota is regularly updated to suit both family & staff .

Some experience in restraint training would be an advantage, although specialized restraint training will be given.

Essential for this position is an NVQ in Health and Social care , Autism Awareness and a current enhanced DBS .

There is a mileage allowance in the budget, therefore the applicant must have use of a car, and have business use on their insurance.

The rate of pay is £11.15 per hour.

The start date for this position will be as soon as possible.

Please apply by CV quoting ref: D187 for further information telephone our office on 01723 588002 or email

Nycil act on behalf of the employer, and we will pass any applications direct to them.

Reference ID: D187

Part-time hours: 20 per week

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.15 per hour


  • Day shift


  • Support Environment: 1 year (Required)
  • Epilepsy: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Scarborough, North Yorkshire (Preferred)


  • Driving Licence (Required)

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