Support Worker/Care Worker (Charity/Learning disabilities)

Bishop's Stortford
£8.29 - £8.85 per hour
11 Aug 2017
07 Sep 2017
Candidate Services
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 nationwide organisation, they support over 2,500 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 best life possible 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 Support Workers in their Hertfordshire and Essex service, working full time shifts on a rota basis (37.5 hours per week) in the Bishop’s Stortford area.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Bishops Stortford, Herts and Essex
Hours: Full-time 37.5 per week
Salary: £8.29 - £8.85 per hour (dependant on successful completion of probation and completing NVQ Level 2)

Closing date: Thursday 7 September 2017
Interview/assessment date: To be confirmed

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:
No previous experience is required for this role, what is more important is that you have a passion and desire to be part of the social care world, and are enthusiastic about supporting people.

An awareness or knowledge of dementia, autism 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. This role will involve some intimate personal care.

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.

Our client is committed to the Investors in People process and have excellent training programmes (with Skills for Care Accreditation). You will have a comprehensive induction and full training programme that’s focused on the people you will be supporting and have a chance to develop your career. They offer 20 days holiday rising to 25 days after the first year (plus bank holidays) and a contributory pension scheme.


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.

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