Young Persons Support Worker – Huyton Ref-LL169124

Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Do you have the ability to put the person first? If so we would like to hear from you.

We are currently supporting a local family to recruit for a Personal Assistant/ Carer/ Support Worker, to support their teenage son with Autism on a 2:1 basis. The young man is non verbal and requires a whole communication approach and learning by the individual to learn and understand his communication device – training will be given.


The aim of the support, is to enable and empower their son to access the community and enjoy the leisure activities it has to offer, including swimming which is a required activity.

This is an individual employer arrangement using Direct Payments from Knowsley Council. KDC provides the support service.

You will need to be experienced in supporting/caring for people who will require support/care and guidance around challenging behaviour.

Also have the willingness to learn how best to support the person and work as a team.


You will reliable, honest, punctual, well-mannered, caring, friendly and patient.

Applicant is required to hold a NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care. Or similar qualification or work experience in this field. Additional training can be arranged when required.

The care and support is provided on a 2:1 basis.


8 Hours Term time

12 Hours Non-Term Time


Days and times flexible, to be discussed at interview

This post is funded through Direct Payments.  KDC facilitate recruitment through the Direct Payment Support Service. 

Employment decisions and responsibilities lie with the person receiving the support, or their allocated representative.  KDC do not act as the employer.

8 Hours Term Time, 12 Hours Non-Term Time
Cotsford Rd,
L36 2LA
Job Type
Part Time
Working with children with ADHD/Autism