Learning Disability Support Worker

Recruiter
Hays Social Care
Location
Reading
Salary
£8.50 - £10.50/hour No cost DBS and Training
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Learning disability Support Worker, Reading, £8.50 to £10.00 per hour

Your new company
I have a fantastic opportunity to join one of the biggest care providers in the UK as a Support, they are looking for a confident, experienced Support Worker to join their fast growing team. They deal with a variety of needs, supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, challenging behaviour and complex needs.

Your new role
As a Support Worker you will ensure that the adults in your care are safe, healthy and able to make a positive contribution, realising their full potential. You will also help individuals, where appropriate, to develop the skills they need to live as independently as possible.
Responsibilities

* Social Activities - Assisting in the running of the day-to-day activity program.
* Personal Care with dignity and choice - Help with getting up and getting ready for the day and settling in for the night including washing, bathing and toileting
* Practical Support - Domestic tasks such as laundry, cleaning, tidying, shopping, preparing and cooking meals.
* Support with Finances
* Promote independence and personal choice ensuring service users receive the physical, practical and emotional support to meet their needs

What you'll need to succeed
You must have at least 6 months social care experience within the UK and a flexible and positive personality NVQ level 3 is desirable but not essential

What you'll get in return

* Very competitive pay rate
* No cost DBS and relevant training
* Flexible working hours to suit you and your individual needs
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All candidates must undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to commencement of employment. This cost will be met by Hays.
Please let us know if you are already signed up to the DBS update service as this will speed up the placement process.

What you need to do now
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