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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

  • Salary: Up to £18720 per annum
  • Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
  • Date posted: 19-10-2020
  • Sector: Support Work, Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: MBLD2755473_1603109953

Are you looking for a change? Are you looking to work for an organisation who makes a difference and enhances the lives of adults?

A Support Worker opportunity is available working in a supported living service. You will be working with adults who have learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge. As the Support Worker, you will encouraging the residents to make their own choices, supporting them with light cleaning and cooking duties and taking part in a range of activities.

The role is offering 37.5 hours a week, is days only and is based at High Wycombe.

Benefits for you as the Support Worker include:

  • Generous annual leave
  • Progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Fully funded DBS

Requirements of the Support Worker include:

  • Experience working with adults with challenging behaviours in a care setting
  • Commitment to work long days and weekends
  • Driving license
  • Good standard of written English for report writing
  • Strong communication skills and emotional resilience

Responsibilities of the Support Worker include:

  • Provide a person-centred approach at all times
  • Protect the service users at all times
  • Give guidance to the service users and promote independence
  • Take part in activities the service users enjoy e.g. football, swimming or long walks

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £9 - £9.60 per hour DOE/age

Role: Full-time (Permanent), days only 37.5 hour contract

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or for more information on this Support Worker position please contact Mark Beaver at Charles Hunter Associates.

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