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Learning Disabilities Support Worker Job in Plymouth

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Learning Disabilities Support Worker Job in Plymouth

We are seeking empathetic Support Workers with experience of working with learning disability clients to provide the highest quality of care to individuals in and around the Plymouth area.

It is essential that you have worked with similar clients previously and are able to deliver care in a patient, compassionate and person-centred manner. Shift patterns vary but can include days, weekends and sleeper shifts - allowing you to work hours that suit your availability.

The Support Worker Job Role:

Within your role you will be responsible for assisting with key health and personal support functions to assist the clients with day to day living. Our person centred service is designed to support all areas of the person centred care plan. This helps our clients to interact with their families and also the local community, whilst enabling them to maximise their independence and live fulfilling lives.

A conscientious and dedicated approach to personalised care makes an incredible difference to all service users, which is why we are looking to employ the best people, to develop the best skills.  

 You will have access to comprehensive training and 24 hour support, and in order to ensure that you always have enough work you will be employed on a permanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hours.

Working in a Support Worker job at Newcross, we can offer you:

  • Salary up to £14.64/hr, incl holiday pay
  • Permanent contract with weekly pay and flexible hours
  • Free uniform & training through credits earned as you work
  • Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial period
  • Online area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips
  • 24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a year
  • Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Local line manager and branch support team

To apply for this position you must have:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a support worker role in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current place of work, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobs
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferable.

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If you cannot apply online, please callApply Now >>. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

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