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Support Worker - Supported Living Service

  • Salary: Up to £9 per hour
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Date posted: 15-05-2020
  • Sector: Social Care
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: 357 SW_1589554222

Are you looking to work with adults with learning disabilities and complex needs? Are you looking to develop and gain a career working in the care sector?

A unique opportunity is available working as a Support Worker in a Supported Living service with adults who have autism, challenging behaviours, learning disabilities and Downs Syndrome

You will be working in a Supported Living Service that provides support to the service users at all times, along with promoting independence and providing a person-centred approach.

For your hard work, you will have the opportunity to gain further qualifications including the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, generous annual leave and progression opportunities!

Benefits for you as the Support Worker include:

  • Generous annual leave
  • The opportunity to gain the care certificate and the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care
  • Progression opportunities
  • Pension scheme
  • Fully funded DBS

Requirements of the Support Worker include:

  • Experience working with children or adults with challenging behaviours in a care setting
  • Commitment to work long days and weekends
  • UK 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: Thatcham

Salary: £9 - £9.50 per hour DOE

Role: Part-time (Permanent) 25/30 hour contracts avaliable

Please follow the instructions on this website to apply your interest, or for more information on this Support Worker position please contact Laura Bretherton at Charles Hunter Associates on 0118 948 5555

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