Learning Disabilities Support Worker

Recruiter
Oakley Professional Recruitment
Location
Workington
Salary
£15,000 - £19,999
Posted
12 Nov 2019
Closes
12 Dec 2019
Ref
1310823580
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Learning Disabilities Support Worker - Workington
  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of those who have a learning disability?
  • Do you want to support and guide adults who have a learning disability?
  • Do you want to work in a home from home enviornment?

If you have said yes to the last three questions, then please read on....

This is a great opportunity to enhance the life of young adults who have a learning disability. You will be working in a residential care setting as a Support Worker that supports adults who have a learning disability and some cleints also have a physical disability.

The company is looking for people to work as part of a team that supports their client in reaching their full potential in the supported living environment and in the community. You will need to be a driver for this role as some of the services are not situated within good transport links.

We have a number or roles across Egremont, Frizington, Moresby Park and Whitehaven - both full and part time hours available.

In reward for this great opportunity as a Supported Living Support Worker you will receive:
  • A very competitive payrate
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent training and development
  • Free parking

The ideal candidate will have a true compassion for wanting to support others and who also drive.

The support Worker role includes: -
  • Supporting the clients with their personal care
  • Helping the clients in making their daily meals
  • Accompanying the clients to their medical appointments
  • Accompanying the clients on social visits, such as, swimming, the gym, shopping, horse riding, cinemas trips and general activities
  • General Housekeeping
  • Provide medication
  • Participating in the planning and implementation of personal development plans and person centred plans
  • Updating care plans

As well as having experience of the above, as a Supported Living Support Worker you will also need to be up to date with your full mandatory training

Support Worker Applicant must have the following requirements: -
  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Enjoy being active and supporting clients when they go out into the community
  • Enjoy working creatively with clients
  • Be able to work flexible hours including weekends (sleep ins or waking nights are only offered as overtime in this role)
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Be a car driver

If you feel this is the role for you, please apply as soon as possible, or call to speak to Becky on for further information.