Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Up to £20,147
Permanent
Job description
Support Worker (Learning Disabilities)

We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative, and diverse teams.

We are seeking Support Workers to join us and support adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. We recognise that the current pandemic means we have had to adapt to change and in many ways we are now doing things differently but what hasn’t changed is our passion for standards and doing all we can to look after the people we support both in these current challenging times and in the future.

To be successful in your application you must be able to work in the UK without sponsorship.

Salary: Up to £20,147
Hours: 37.5 (typically equates to 163 per month)
Location: Cheshire & Merseyside

What we Offer

We offer a range of benefits, including 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata); a contributory pension and life Assurant scheme; as well as career development opportunities including apprenticeships! We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.

You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you’ll get plenty of training along the way. Having the right values, a positive attitude to life and a desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible is what matters most. You will need to have good listening skills and a practical, caring approach. You also need to have basic level IT skills to be able to use a computer as you will regularly need to record information about people you will be supporting.

We provide 24/7 support to some people, so you will need to have flexibility to work shifts, including nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

We are currently restricting face-to-face training; therefore most of your training courses, including some aspects of your induction, will be online. But you will still be able learn from your colleagues in a supportive hands-on environment.

Closing date: Monday 11th June 2021

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Senior Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Relief Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, Flexible Working etc.
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Posted on: 04 May 2021
Closing date: 02 June 2021
Job ref: 98916
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker
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