Learning Disabilities Support Worker

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SIJ1 Support Worker Newark on Trent, Nottinghamshire £8.72 p/h | 33 Hours - Days | Residential Care - LD/Challenging Behaviours | Pension & Benefits | Experience Not Essential A small private residential care service in Newark currently has a vacancy for a Support Worker to join their days team on a permanent basis. The care home provides residential care to younger adults who are living with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours, and who may have dual diagnoses or associated complex care and support needs. Details of this Support Worker role and what the home is offering:
• A permanent contract to work 33 hours per week on flexible day shifts, with weekends required on a rota basis
• Shift patterns are 2 long days on 4 days off, working 8.15am - 10.30pm
• Competitive rates of pay of £8.72 per hour plus paid breaks
• A pension scheme and paid annual leave
• The cost of your DBS check covered and a Blue Light Discount Card
• A comprehensive induction and ongoing learning and development opportunities, including the opportunity to undertake NVQ qualifications In this role you will support service users in their day to day lives, empowering them to lead an independent and active lifestyle and achieve their full potential.You will deliver care and support programmes, update care plans and will play a key role in the lives of service users, providing companionship, care and support. What we are looking for:
• Ideally you will have previous experience in a care or support setting, but this is not essential and full training will be provided
• NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care is beneficial but not essential, and you should be willing to undertake this
• You will be enthusiastic, flexible and genuinely interested in working in a caring role
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills and a friendly approach For more information, or to apply now please follow the link provided. Alternatively, please call Sarah Ibbotson at SYK Recruitment now on 020 3963 0361 or 07934721866. Please note any offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG/Access NI check and employment reference checks in addition to verification of UK professional registration (if applicable), right to work in the UK and Occupational Health clearance. SYK Recruitment is an equal opportunities recruiter and applications are welcome from anyone meeting the specified criteria regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, religion or belief, disability, sexual orientation or any other personal circumstances. By submitting an application, you are consenting to SYK Recruitment securely holding and processing your personal data and contacting you in relation to the services we provide. You retain the right to have your information deleted in line with current GDPR legislation. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92229126

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