Autism at Kingwood: Support Workers, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Location:  Abingdon, Oxfordshire

Full Time, Part time & Bank positions are available

Salary circa £18,543 FTE based on 40hrs per week

Add in just one Responsive Night/Sleep-in per week at £56.30 = Potential salary £21,157 – £21,545 per annum dependent of experience & enhancements.


Kingwood has an excellent reputation as a specialist support provider of services for people with autism, learning disabilities, mental health issues and Asperger’s Syndrome. Our aim is to support adults to develop new skills and live independently both at home and in the community. The work can be challenging but the rewards make every day meaningful.

Experience is not necessary as a fully funded training programme is provided with the opportunity to take your career to the next level. You will have access to excellent ongoing in-house training enabling you to get you to that next step.

We need you to be naturally genuine, caring and enthusiastic. All we require is that you have the right values and an interest in supporting people to achieve their goals.

Every person you support is an individual with their own personality and their support will be tailored to meet these needs. The support provided could be in the way of: cookery, shopping, helping with arts and crafts or watching a film or a walk to the park.

Driving Licence is preferred not essential.

Benefits of working for Autism at Kingwood include

  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Fully funded opportunity to develop your career in Health & Social Care and receive an approved qualification.
  • Kingwood funded DBS check
  • Generous benefits including holiday, sick pay
  • Overtime enhancement applied at time and a quarter for hours worked over 40 per week *
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Full in house training programme
  • *Travel time and mileage paid where applicable*
  • Great refer a friend incentive scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

You will also have the opportunity to develop your career in Health & Social Care and receive a recognised approved qualification starting at entry level 2 through to career progression at level 5.

We will provide you with new skills through studying and learning in the workplace to increase your confidence and your knowledge so that you can progress and see your future with us.

Some of our roles require drivers and male or female employees only, where this is indicated this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

For more information or to apply online visit our website:

or call on 01189 310 143