Learning Disabilities Support Worker - Hereford

Newcross Healthcare
02 Dec 2017
13 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Newcross are seeking professional, dedicated and experienced Support Workers who can offer commitment to delivering high quality care to our clients in Hereford, Leominster, Ledbury, Bromyard, Kington and the surrounding towns as a member of our Hereford team.The Position:Our person centred service is designed to enable the service users to interact with their families and also the local community, enabling them to maximise their independence and live fulfilling lives. You will have a conscientious and dedicated approach, putting the needs and welfare of the client at the center of all you do.You will need to have experience supporting clients with Autism and / or learning disabilities to be considered for this role. It's essential you are confident delivering personal care with a mindful approach towards protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence.Worried about the stability of a steady income working for an agency? We hire permanent staff, with options to work flexible day, night or weekend hours to suit family and home life. We are currently seeking staff who take pride in their clinical ability to work with our service users. It's desirable that you have at least an NVQ2 / SVQ2 level qualification in Health and Social Care and epilepsy training. The Benefits:Salary up to £14.21/hr, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible hours contractAgreed mileage payments for most clientsFree uniform and ongoing training through credits earned as you workCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial joining periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearLocal line manager and branch supportRecommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referralWhy Newcross?We value great employees. If you are a dedicated support worker who puts the needs and welfare of the service users at the forefront of everything you do - Newcross is the company for you.We'll help you to develop your skills, offering up over 200 free training courses, accessed through credits earned as you work. We'll also offer you the opportunity to work regular or flexible, full or part time shifts on your choice of days, nights or weekends, but with all the security of a minimum guaranteed hours and a steady income.To ensure you can meet your guaranteed hours, you should be willing to travel up to 30 minutes to a variety of clients in the local areas.The Local Branch:Opened in 2015, your local branch is situated in Kemble House on Broad Street in Hereford city centre. We cover a wide area of Herefordshire, offering shifts from Monmouth and Ross-on-Wye up to Leominster and Bromyard.If you want to join a team that shares core values of trust, expertise and empathy, then please do apply today.Person SpecificationTo be considered for this support worker vacancy, you will need the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years and referee contact details for your current place of work and other most recent employments.An NVQ2 or equivalent in Health and Social Care is desired.Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.