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Learning Disabilities Support Worker Job Vacancy in Glastonbury

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Learning Disabilities Support Worker Job Vacancy in Glastonbury

We are looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Learning Disabilities Support Workers who are committed to delivering high quality care to our clients with learning disabilities in the Glastonbury area of Somerset.

You will need to have access to your own transportation for this role.

It's essential you are as confident delivering personal care as you are enabling an individual to undertake the activities in life they desire. You should have a mindful approach of protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence at all times. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Support Workers based in a residential or nursing home. 

A BSL certificate or experience in Makaton is preferred for this role, but not essential.

As a Learning Disabilities Support Worker, we can offer you:

  • Salary up to £14.66/hr, paid weekly
  • 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

In order to be considered for this Support Worker job you will need the following:

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months’ previous paid experience working in a support worker role in a learning disability setting 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
  • Full driving licence and access to a car preferred
  • NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferable.

Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.

If you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. 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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