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Support Worker- Adults with Learning Disabilites

Posted 31 January by Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd Ended

Become a Support Worker in the Newark area of Nottinghamshire and discover a rewarding career.

Be that someone who gives a younger adult with severe Learning disabilities or Autism the chance to achieve their goals in life. Watch them gain in confidence, when they do that one thing you’ve been encouraging them to do all week.

*Amy is an example of someone you could support:

"My name is Amy and I live in a lovely big manor house with 19 of my friends. I love the people I live with, we have lots of fun but sometimes we do disagree. I have autism and I cannot talk. I have no concept of time and very little life skills. I struggle to be able to do most daily things that some people could take for granted. This is where you make a difference as my Support Worker.

"You will be there in the morning to assist me to get up, washed and dressed and help me cook my breakfast. We then spend the day doing activities, I love being in the garden and having fresh air. I can get very upset when it’s raining, and this can cause me to make loud noises and hit out or hurt myself. My Support workers are great, they are there for me when I’m sad or worried, they talk to me and explain things in a clearer way, so I can process what’s happening. Without them I wouldn’t be able to have independence in my own home which is what life is all about isn’t it! The staff are so patient, and kind and they make me laugh."

What are the hours, pay rates & benefits?

  • The hourly rate of pay starts at £7.65 per hour rising after probation, plus paid breaks;
  • Employee benefits, discount cards, free parking & funded DBS Application;
  • 12 Hour day and night shifts available (8.00am-8.00pm / 7.45pm - 8.15am);
  • Free QCF Training and ongoing support;
  • Career Progression opportunities are there for those wanting to progress to Senior Support Worker or Managerial Level.

We are looking for some experience either personal or in a working environment, of supporting someone with Learning Disabilities.

Are you a positive role model?

If you are looking for a job that is not only rewarding but also offers a great career, why not give the job of a Support Worker some thought. You can help someone like Amy live life to her fullest, which is very rewarding! Please click on apply and we can have a chat prior to submitting your final application, so we can answer any questions you may have.

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Required skills

  • Learning Disabilities
  • Support Workers

Reference: 34359541

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