Support Worker - Supported Living/Learning Disabilities

Sensible Staffing
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker - Supported Living/Learning Disabilities

Location: Southend

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (different contracts to suit)

Salary: 7.93 per hour (NVQ or care certificate) / 7.55 per hour (no experience)

(approx. £11.80 p.h for hours worked past 37.5 per week - time and a half)

Reports to: Lead Nurse

We are currently recruiting for the leading UK Christian charity that works with disabled people and local communities to achieve social inclusion, empowerment and justice and gives disabled and disadvantaged people real choice about how they live their lives.

Our care home is in a peaceful residential area of Reading and we provide services for adults with a learning disability and additional needs such as sensory impairment, and for those who sometimes express themselves through low levels of behaviour that can be challenging.

Am I the right person for this role?

(Essential requirements)

  • Be flexible and adaptable, with the ability to connect and establish relationship
  • Have knowledge health and safety in the workplace
  • Have the ability to interact and identify communication and language needs

In return, you will be part of a fun, supportive and friendly team. We offer a range of benefits including a generous annual leave scheme, paid training, a pension scheme, childcare and eye care voucher scheme, flexible working, employee assistance programme, fitness and social initiatives.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expect all employees to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to Disability Confident Scheme and to equal opportunities therefore we welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, gender, ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation.

For more information, and guidance on how to apply, call Jordan on (option.4) / email

We act as an employment business to provide temporary staff and an employment agency to provide permanent staff.

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