Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)

£8.95 - £9.62 per hour
17 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Full Time
Contract Type

Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities) 

Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, supporting individuals to fulfil their potential? 

Our client is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A truly nationwide organisation, they support over 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence. 

Everything they do focuses on helping the people they support live the life they choose and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, they create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support. 

They currently have vacancies for Male* Support Workers in their London service, working full or part time shifts on a rota basis. 

Position: Male* Support Workers 
*This post is covered by The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1, Occupational Requirements. 
Location: London 
Hours: Various Full and Part-time - 20hrs or 37.5hrs per week 
Salary: £8.95-9.62 per hour (dependant on successful completion of probation and completing NVQ Level 2) 

Closing date: Sunday 23rd  October 2016 
Interview date: TBC 

About the Role: 
As a Support Worker / Care Worker for our client, you will enable the people they support to lead fulfilling lives based upon their personal support needs. 

About You: 
Experience of working with individuals with challenging behaviour is required. Life experience and personal values are also important as well as a passion and desire to be part of the social care world. 

An awareness or knowledge of challenging behaviour and learning disabilities would be great, however if you have a caring nature, like being around people and can tackle issues with a positive frame of mind, then you are highly encouraged to apply today. 

Applicants should be keen to develop both themselves and the individuals they support to ensure full potential is achieved. You will be welcomed in to the team and coached along the way. 

The successful applicant requires the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies, but must also be self-motivated and be passionate about promoting independence and active lifestyles. 

As they provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.