Support Worker (Challenging Behaviour)


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Support Worker (Challenging Behaviour)

Autonomy Care, Wiltshire

£10.30 – £11.90 per hour

Full time, part-time

Prefer to send us a paper application?

You can apply for this position online by clicking the APPLY NOW button. If you would prefer to download and complete a paper version, simply print and complete the PDF version provided here.

Please return your completed application form to: Autonomy Care Group,  67 Roundpond, Melksham, Wiltshire  SN12 8EB.

Are you an experienced carer looking to improve someone’s life with on-the-job training to help you build your skills and qualifications?

Immediate contracts available at Autonomy Care

  • £10.30 - £11.90 an hour
  • £300 Welcome Bonus*
  • Must be fully/partially vaccinated against COVID-19
  • Full time, part-time and bank roles available, let us know how many hours you are looking for and we can try our best to accommodate

Our rates

(Rate 1) Monday to Friday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £10.30 an hour

(Rate 2) Monday to Friday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £11.05 an hour

(Rate 2) Saturday and Sunday - 7.00am to 8.00pm £11.05 an hour

(Rate 3) Saturday and Sunday - 8.00pm to 10.00pm £11.90 an hour

The role

Are you an experienced carer looking to improve someone’s life with on-the-job training to help you build your skills and qualifications?

Due to the nature of this role holding a valid driving licence with access to transport is essential.

We have support worker opportunities and cover Melksham, Bradford on Avon, Calne, Chippenham, Devizes, Trowbridge, Warminster and Westbury. You may need to travel to each service user during your shift and business mileage will be paid.
Your role will vary from supporting adults and young people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and other mental health conditions. You will be making a difference to peoples lives, allowing them to remain independent at home. You will be trained in specialist behaviour management strategies giving you the confidence and skills to assist with behaviours that challenge in a safe and dignified manner.

Our commitment to you

  • 24 hour confidential employee advice line
  • Holiday top-up payments made for regular overtime (T'c & C's apply)
  • Overtime paid
  • Employee of the month awards
  • Employee referral scheme (Earn up to £300)*
  • Bank Holidays: enhancements paid
  • Auto enrolment pension
  • Great work/life balance
  • No pay differentials for under 23’s
  • Holiday pay
  • QCF (NVQ) Level 2, 3 available (fully funded)
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Care Certificate (for those with no previous care experience or qualifications)

A day in the life of a challenging behaviour support worker

  • Everyday tasks such as shopping, sitting services and light housework to encourage self-help skills
  • Creating fun and engaging activities
  • Assisting with cooking and support in the kitchen
  • Assisting with fantastic days out with our service users
  • Assisting with personal care with our service users
  • Completing relevant documentation for the service user(s) you support


If you have the right attitude and values we will provide you with the training and development you need to be confident and competent in your role.
We are looking for people who:

  • Are caring and respectful who will assist with the people we support to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions
  • Are flexible and adaptable who want to go the extra mile; making a positive difference to Service User lives
  • Are enthusiastic with excellent communication skills committed to developing positive working relationships

How to Apply

Please click the ‘apply now’ button or call Zoe on 01225 613010 for an informal discussion / application form.

Covid Update:

We are following the Government’s Guidelines to ensure the safety of our service users and our staff to limit the spread of infection across our Autonomy Care services.

At this time, we have ensured small bubbles/teams of staff going into our service users homes have set routes in place, to reduce potential spread as much as possible.

We are committed in all aspects of safety for our team and service users, to reassure everyone that we always have full PPE supplies for all our services.

Our early adoption of the vaccine means as a key worker you will have access to an early vaccination, alongside weekly tests, known as PCR testing, whilst working in one of our services.

Safeguarding Commitment

We are committed to the safety and well-being of the individuals who use our services and promote safer recruitment practices.