Learning Disability Support Worker

Are you a support worker with understanding of Learning Disabilities? Do you have a minimum of 9 months professional experience? We can offer you flexible work in the Forest of Dean

Your role

We are looking for experienced Support Workers to join our busy team to work in a community of support homes in the Forest of Dean area. This service provides opportunities for adults with Learning Disabilities to develop skills, be part of social enterprise and enjoy a local and friendly network.

Your Role

You will be assisting and supporting people from a range of backgrounds and cultures to live meaningful and enjoyable lives. You will enable the residents to take part in creative opportunities and you will be expected to join in! Assisting with personal care routines, and supporting the residents to make their own decisions and learn independence skills will form the main part of your job- but you will also get to work with a fantastic team, choose the hours that suit you and take on specialist training and learning opportunities.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 9 months care experience
  • Willing to complete specialist training subject to the needs of a client
  • All positions and posts are subject to a DBS check
  • Ability to work well under pressure and dealing with difficult situations
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Driving Licence is preferred but not essential
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • GL-GVSW01
  • Part-time
  • Support
  • Temporary to Permanent
  • Days and Nights
  • Hourly £9.50-£11.00
  • Gloucestershire

Benefits and positives

  • A competitive salary of up to £11 per hour, paid weekly
  • Holiday entitlement which is not taken out your hourly wage
  • Pension
  • Flexible shifts, temporary to permanent available
  • Free ongoing training courses
  • 24/7 support with our friendly, local consultants

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