Support Worker (learning disabilities)

Health & Social Care Jobs Ltd
Yorkshire and the Humber
£10,000 - £14,999
10 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

We are looking to recruit Support Workers in the York area of North Yorkshire, to help support adults with learning disabilities or mental health conditions thrive in the community.

Do you believe that everyone should be themselves no matter what? That everyone should have the same opportunities in life and that a disability should not be a barrier? Have you worked with people with Learning Disabilities or Mental Health conditions in the past, and believe things can be done better? Your job as a support worker is to help make that happen for someone you support.

This job is an easy commute from: Tadcaster (28 mins), Stamford Bridge (26 mins), Escrick (21 mins), and Strensall (22 mins).

Amber* is an example of one of Adults that you may support:

My name is Amber*, and I live in a shared house with 3 of my good friends. We all get along and I love the times we share (although sometimes we do disagree!) I have autism and I really do struggle if my routine isn’t kept simple and structured and when I am on my own I can get agitated and upset, this can lead me to make a loud humming noise. I have a Support Worker called Emily* and she is a massive help to me. Without her I would always be late for college, I wouldn’t be able to have a nice warm breakfast, and I would forget to take my medication. I also wouldn’t be able to get out in the community swimming twice a week which is what I love. One day I would like to possibly get to the Olympics, that’s my dream. Emily is there for me when I’m sad or worried, she talks to me and explains things in a clearer way, so I can process what’s happening. Without her I wouldn’t be able to have independence in my own home, which is what life is all about isn’t it!

What are the hours, salary and benefits?
· Full and part time hours are available, as well as bank work;
· Full Time Shifts could include days, evenings, weekends and sleepovers;
· Part Time Shifts days evenings and weekends only;
· £7.10 per hour for under 25 years old. Sleepovers £60.00 per night;
· £7.50 per hour for over 25 years old. Sleepovers £60.00 per night;

So, could you make a difference? Do you believe everyone should be themselves and have the same opportunities as everyone else?

If you are excited by this amazing job opportunity, we would love to hear from you. Health & Social Care Jobs are proud to recruit for the Social Care Sector and when you click on apply, one of our friendly careers advisors will contact you to discuss this in more detail. We only employ experts, so you can always rely on us to look after you during your career change.

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