ARC Members’ Job Vacancy Listings

ARC England – Development Officers, Self-employed basisarc-england

ARC England is currently looking for Assessors and Quality Assurers to become ARC Development Officers on a self-employed basis.

Requirements:

  • All applicants must have TAQA, QA/IQA or equivalent with competency in Health and Social Care settings.
  • Management experience in a similar environment is essential.
  • Competency to assess and quality assure in areas of Dementia, End of Life, Children and Young People, and Advocacy settings is desirable, as is holding PTLLS or a teaching qualification.

ARC Training Services’ customers are Health and Social Care providers who want to enable their staff to be trained and assessed through a centre that can offer a specific Learning Disability focus.

Development Officers build good relationships with the organisations they support, visiting to provide advice, development and support for Assessors and Internal Quality Assurers, including standardisation, direct observation of practice and where necessary, update of practice, including CPD.

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Information:

  • If you are interested in applying for a Development Officer position please send your CV with a covering letter to ARC’s Qualifications Centre Manager, Angela DeLiddiard
  • Email: Angela.DeLiddiard@arcuk.org.uk 
  • or via post marked Private & Confidential to Angela DeLiddiard, Qualifications Centre Manager, ARC House, Marsden Street, Chesterfield S40 1JY

Care Assistant – Ashland Road West
Location: Sutton In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire
Hours: 30 hour position and 37 hour position
Salary: £16,104 – £16,543 (pro-rata) per annum + enhancements for Night Working & Sleep-ins
Closing Date: 1 July 2018

Ashland Road West is a registered care home that provides support for adults with a learning disability. Support provided is variable, but generally all the support provided is of a high dependency nature and use of wheelchairs, hoists etc. No experience is necessary as full training will be given but you will need a willingness to learn and have excellent personal values. We need people who can work, using their skills to provide practical and emotional support which will include supporting individuals with their personal care e.g. washing, bathing, dressing, feeding and assisting someone with domestic tasks.
We provide training and development for a career in social care and support.
Please ring the home if you would like to speak to management about this post – 01623 516641

The successful candidate will be required to work on a shift basis over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £35.62 is also paid for sleep-ins.

For more information about these positions, visit the NCHA website.


Perthyn: Support Worker
Location: Swansea
Job Type: Full Time & Part Time
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
Salary: £15,581 – £16,423 per annum
Hours: 38 hours per week
Hourly Rate: £7.86 to £8.29 per hour

The key purpose of the role is to work as part of a team to consistently deliver person centred services for people with a learning disability, taking responsibility for supporting them with the development of individual plans and in positive risk taking. Undertaking a key role in ensuring their participation features in all aspects of service planning and contributing to the development of the staff team by role modelling and sharing good practice.

Supporting Documentation: Support-Worker-JDPS-003.pdf
Application Pack: Application Pack


Perthyn: Residential Support Worker
Location: St Clears
Job Type: Full Time & Part Time
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
Salary: up to £16,423 per annum
Hours: Variable
Hourly Rate: £7.86 to £8.29

The key purpose of the role is to work as part of a team to consistently deliver person centred services for individuals with a learning disability & challenging behaviour. To take responsibility for supporting them with the development of individual support plans and in positive risk taking. Undertaking a key role in ensuring their participation features in all aspects of service planning and contributing to the development of the staff team by role modelling and sharing good practice.

To work as part of a team to consistently deliver person centred services for individuals with a learning disability & challenging behaviour. To take responsibility for supporting them with the development of individual support plans and in positive risk taking. Undertaking a key role in ensuring their participation features in all aspects of service planning and contributing to the development of the staff team by role modelling and sharing good practice.

Supporting Documentation: Residential-Support-Worker-JDPS.pdf
Application Pack: Application Pack


Perthyn: Residential Support Worker 
Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Full Time & Part Time
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
Salary: Up to £16,423 per annum pro rota
Hours: Variable
Hourly Rate: £7.86 – £8.29 per hour

The purpose of the role is to work as part of a team to consistently deliver person centred services for individuals with a learning disability & challenging behaviour. To take responsibility for supporting them with the development of individual support plans and in positive risk taking. Undertaking a key role in ensuring their participation features in all aspects of service planning and contributing to the development of the staff team by role modelling and sharing good practice.

Supporting Documentation: Residential-Support-Worker-JDPS.pdf
Application Pack: Application Pack


Female Support Worker
Location: Carmarthenshire
Job Type: Full Time & Part Time
Closing Date: June 29, 2018
Salary: Up to £16,423 per annum pro rota
Hours: Full Time (38 hours) and part time opportunities
Hourly Rate: £7.86 – £8.29 per hour

The key purpose of the role is to work as part of a team to consistently deliver person centred services for people with a learning disability, taking responsibility for supporting them with the development of individual plans and in positive risk taking. Undertaking a key role in ensuring their participation features in all aspects of service planning and contributing to the development of the staff team by role modelling and sharing good practice.

Supporting Documentation: Support-Worker-JDPS-003.pdf
Application Pack: Application Pack


Nottingham Community Housing Association: Customer Advisor
Fixed term contract to December 2018

Location: Ollerton, Nottinghamshire
Hours: 17.5 hours per week
Salary: £19,655 – £22,750 per annum, pro-rata
Closing Date: 26 June 2018

Interview date: to be confirmed

This is a temporary position as a part time Customer Advisor based at our Ollerton office.

The post holder will be responsible for handling incoming housing and business calls to our dispersed call centre, greeting visitors to the office and general administrative tasks.

Applicants should have telephone and administrative skills and in particular, experience of call handling in a busy environment.

*10 Great Reasons to work with NCHA:

  • Competitive salary
  • Free Health cashback plan; claim up to £100 for dental treatment, optician fees and other benefits
  • 28.5 days statutory annual(rising to 30.5days after 5 years) + bank holidays
  • On-going training and development opportunities
  • Reward and recognition for staff who go the extra mile
  • Staff social activities sponsored by the organisation
  • Free Enhanced DBS where applicable
  • Benefits scheme offering discounts and cashback at high street shops and major supermarkets, gyms etc. via NCHA Life Style Hub
  • £250 for referring external candidates for a Care Assistant or Support Worker role
  • Free confidential access to 24hr assistance program for counselling, advice and support

All successful candidates will be required to complete online ability tests prior to the interview.

As a Disability Confident and Equal Opportunities Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from black and minority ethnic (BME) groups and disabled candidates.

Click here for a full job specification and to apply


Nottingham Community Housing Association: Senior Support – Quality Supervisor (Team Leader)
Location: Lyttleton Road, Northampton

Salary: £20,715 – £24,668 per annum + enhancements for nightworking
Hours: 37hrs per week
Closing Date: 19 June 2018
Interview Date: 25 June 2018

Want to make a positive difference in a vulnerable person’s life? Then this could be the
role for you….

As a Supported Living Service that has been rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the Care Quality Commission, we are
looking to recruit a dynamic and enthusiastic Quality Supervisor to join our Management Team at Lyttleton Road,
Northampton. The successful applicant will have team leader responsibilities and will support the Manager to
ensure the service is run to the highest standards. This role would suit someone who is currently in a Senior
Support Worker role or someone who already has experience as a Support Worker and is looking to take the
next step in their career.

You will be responsible for formulating and reviewing support plans alongside the scheme manager and in
partnership with service users. You will provide supervision for members of the staff team, carry out quality
checks, and support staff to develop and grow in their roles. You will be involved in the recruitment, training, and
management of the team and you will deputise in the absence of the service manager. You will have the opportunity to participate in meetings for new and existing contracts with external customers, groups and support providers and you will build and maintain professional relationships with external stakeholders. You will have excellent communication and organisational skills, the ability to support and guide staff to deliver a quality service, and knowledge and/or experience of working with the client group (primarily autism and learning difficulties).

The successful candidate will be partly office-based, but will be required to work some shifts on a shift basis,
including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins, for which a separate allowance will be paid.

Click here for further information.


 

 

Lifeworks – Young Volunteers Support Worker
Salary: £8.75 – £9.35 hourly rate (dependent on qualifications)
Hours: 200 hours annualised (includes weekend and holiday working)
Contract Type: 1-year, fixed term contract
Closing Date: Wednesday 20 June, 2018
Interview Dates: Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Have you worked with children and young people with additional needs or have experience of working with people with learning disabilities? Are you self-motivated with ability to be a flexible, supportive and pro-active member of a
team? Do you have the Skills to communicate effectively and sensitively with children/ young people?
We want to hear from you!
With 20 years of success, Lifeworks provides a wide range of programmes and services to support children and young adults with learning disabilities. We are now looking for Support Workers to join our team on a fixed-term basis contract, supporting the delivery of the Extraordinary Young People Programme.
“Extraordinary Young People” will be designed and developed in partnership with learning disabled young people, joining the process through their participation in Lifeworks Young Volunteers programme, which has served as a pilot for “Extraordinary Young People.”

Click here for more information or to apply.


Lifeworks Young Volunteers Coordinator
Salary: £10.55 – £11.40 per hour
Hours: 32.5 hours per week across 4.5 days (includes Saturday working)
Contract Type: 3-year, fixed term contract
Closing Date: 5pm on Wednesday 20 June, 2018
Interview Dates: Monday 25 June, 2018

Do you have an NVQ level 3 in Health or Social Care, Youth Work or Supporting Individuals with Learning Disabilities, Teaching & Training (or recognised equivalent)? Are you confident in your knowledge of the needs of learning disabled children, young people and young adult best practices including person-centred planning, active support and people’s rights to lead an ordinary life? Highly organised with an able to prioritise work, meet deadlines and work effectively under pressure? We want to hear from you!

With 20 years of success, Lifeworks provides a wide range of programmes and services to support children and young adults with learning disabilities. We are now looking for a Coordinator to join our team on a fixed term contract and lead the development of the new EXTRAORDINARY YOUNG PEOPLE project commissioned by Children in Need 2018-2021.
“Extraordinary Young People” will be designed and developed in partnership with learning disabled young people, joining the process through their participation in Lifeworks Young Volunteers programme, which has served as a pilot for “Extraordinary Young People.”

More information, including how to apply, is available here.


 

Orchard Vale Trust: Support Worker
Location: St Chad’s, Midsomer Norton
Salary: £8.00 – £9.07 / hour

An exciting opportunity for a positive and motivated person to join our team in Midsomer Norton has arisen. Your role will be to provide personalised support to residents; supporting them to manage their home and make positive life choices to continually move forward in their home and community.

Alternate weekend work and sleepover duties will be required.

To be successful you will need to promote effective communication and positive relationships with our residents, their families and staff. Some weekend work and sleepover duties will be required.
Previous experience of working with people with learning disabilities, challenging behaviour and complex needs would be an advantage, but not necessary as full guidance, support and a comprehensive induction programme will be provided.

For more information, visit www.orchardvaletrust.org.uk or call 01749 671706.


 

Nottingham Community Housing Association: Care Assistant – Lombard Street
Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £16,104 – £16,543 per annum, pro rata + enhancements for Night Working
Hours: 0 – 35 hours per week, (full time and part time)
Closing Date: 6 June 2018

Lombard Street is a Supported Living service in Newark which provides support to people with mental health needs, including those leaving hospital or moving on from residential rehab, and individuals who need a period of support to prepare for living more independently. The support, which is person-centred, may include tenancy related support, budgeting, debt management, accessing education, healthy lifestyles, personal care, substance misuse issues and improving confidence and independence.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, positive thinking Care Assistants who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives to join our diverse team. As a Care Assistant you will be required to work with service users on a 1:1 basis with task focussed interactions which will include walking and accessing the local community.

You don’t need to have previous experience; we are more interested in the person you are than the jobs you have done in the past! Full training will be provided to give you the skills and knowledge to do the job.

The successful candidates will be required to work on a mixed shift basis which includes shifts (early shift 7-14.15am and 14.00-22.00pm), sleep ins (paid at £36.24 per night) and waking nights (enhancements of 33% per hour), weekends and bank holidays.

Find out more here.


Nottingham Community Housing Association: Support Worker – Lombard Street
Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire
Salary: £16,543 – £18,806 per annum, pro rata + enhancements for Night Working
Hours: 0 – 35 hours per week, (full time and part time)
Closing Date: 6 June 2018

Lombard Street is a Supported Living service based in Newark. The service provides support to
people with mental health needs, including those leaving hospital or moving on from residential rehab, and individuals who need a period of support to prepare for living more independently. We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, positive thinking Support Workers who are passionate about
making a difference in people’s lives to join our diverse team.

As a Support Worker you will be required to liaise with professionals, attend reviews, and write support plans and risk assessments with our service users. The support, which is person-centred, may include tenancy related support, budgeting, debt management, accessing education, healthy lifestyles, personal care, substance misuse issues and improving confidence and independence.
You don’t need to have previous experience; we are more interested in the person you are than the jobs you have done in the past!

Full training will be provided to give you the skills and knowledge to do the job. The successful candidates will be required to work on a mixed shift basis which includes shifts (early shift 7-14.15am and 14.00-22.00pm), sleep ins (paid at £36.24 per night) and waking nights (enhancements of 33% per hour), weekends and bank holidays.

Have a look at their website to find out more or apply.


Heart of England Mencap – Social Support Worker, Stratford/Leamington Spa/Shipston on Stour

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£7.70 – £7.96 per hour

ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A REWARDING AND CHALLENGING CAREER? If you think you could make a difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities apply today? We are a not for profit organisation that provide support to adults with learning disabilities, helping them to live the life they choose. We aim to encourage, inspire and enable our customers to lead a happy and fulfilled life. We’re looking for caring and compassionate individuals to join our friendly team in our Supported Living
Service in Studley.

We offer:
 Competitive rates of pay
 Training and support
 A generous mileage allowance
 Work mobile phone
 Part time hours are available, including weekends only
 Bank holiday enhancements
 Paid Sleep ins

For further details and an application form please go to www.heartofenglandmencap.org.uk call us on 01789 298709.


Heart of England Mencap – Activity Assistant, Stratford/Studley/Warwick heart-of-eng-mencap
£7.70 per hour

Did you make a difference at work today?
We are now looking to recruit new team members for Mencap Pathway to support, encourage and inspire adults with a learning disability at our leisure and learning services based in Warwick, Studley and Stratford upon Avon. Ideal candidates will travel
amongst all three locations.

Activities Assistant position now available 9.30am -3.30pm Monday – Friday for 15 hours per week to plan and deliver activities like:

  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Cooking
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Keep Fit
  • Photography
  • Benefits include:
  • Full training given
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Generous Mileage allowance
  • Day time hours
  • For more information about this role, or to apply please contact hr@heartofenglandmencap.org.uk

Encompass (Dorset) – Personal Activities Assistant
Encompass_Logo_WithStraplineRGBSalary: £7.50 per hour

Dorchester

  • 20 hrs/week; linked to service user – 3 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester
  • 22.5hrs/week; linked to service user – 3 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester
  • 25hrs/week; linked to service user – 5 Dick O’Th’ Banks Road, Crossways

Sherbourne

  • 18 hrs/week; linked to service user –  Rawleigh House, Sherborne, Dorset

An excellent opportunity has arisen for several Personal Activities Assistants to join our residential care services in Dorset on a part time basis.
We need active, motivated and enthusiastic team members to support a service users with learning disabilities in the community for day activities, to promote new interests and hobbies and build skills to promote independence. Our ethos is to be family orientated, professional, hardworking, client led and fun. A happy atmosphere is promoted by Management, as this adds to the homes environment.

We’re seeking additional motivated support staff who are flexible and reliable to join our team. Each working day is different and whilst previous experience is not essential, you must be positive and committed to ensuring the people we support get to live the life they want.

Previous experience as a Personal Assistant is desirable but not essential; all training needs will be provided. Interviews will not be offered to applicants who have failed to carry out an informal visit.

For more information, please see here


Encompass (Dorset) – Support Worker Encompass_Logo_WithStraplineRGB
Salary: £8.00 per hr plus 50% for Bank Holidays

Bridport

  • 33.5hrs/week (134hrs over 4 weeks) – 193 (Care Home) St Andrews Road, Bridport
  • 37hrs/week (148hrs over 4 weeks) – Flats A & B 193 St Andrews Road, Bridport
  • 24hrs/week -Flats A & B 193 St Andrews Road, Bridport
  • 31.37hrs/week (annualised) – Flats A & B 193 St Andrews Road, Bridport
  • 18.8hrs/week – Greenhills, 32 St Andrews Road, Bridport

Weymouth

  • 8hrs/week; linked to service user – Foresters, 18/20 Alexandra Road, Weymouth
  • 6hrs/week; alternate weekends; linked to service user – Foresters, 18/20 Alexandra Road, Weymouth
  • 22.5hrs/week – Foresters, 18/20 Alexandra Road, Weymouth
  • 22.5hrs/week – Foresters, 18/20 Alexandra Road, Weymouth
  • 37.5hrs/week –  Elsadene, 1 Verne Road, Weymouth

Dorchester

  • 40hrs/week; linked to service user –  3 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester
  • 22.5hrs/week – Encombe, 5 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester
  • 30hrs/week – Encombe, 5 Prince of Wales Road, Dorchester
  • 22.5hrs/week – 5 Dick O’Th Banks Road, Crossways

An excellent opportunity has arisen for several Support Workers to join our care services in Dorset on a full or part time permanent basis. Our ethos is to be family orientated, professional, hardworking, client led and fun. A happy atmosphere is promoted by the Management, as this adds to the homes environment.

We’re seeking additional motivated support staff who are flexible and reliable to join our team. Each working day is different and whilst previous experience is not essential, you must be positive and committed to ensuring the people we support get to live the life they want.

Previous experience as a Support Worker is desirable but not essential; all training needs will be provided. Interviews will not be offered to applicants who have failed to carry out an informal visit.

For more information, please see here


Encompass (Dorset) – Waking Night Support Worker Encompass_Logo_WithStraplineRGB

Hours: full/part time posts available
Location: Greenhills, 32 St Andrews Road, Bridport, Dorset
Salary: £9.04 /hr plus 50% for Bank Holidays

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Waking Night Support Worker to join our care services in Bridport on a full or part time permanent basis.
Our ethos is to be family orientated, professional, hardworking, client led and fun. A happy atmosphere is promoted by the Management, as this adds to the homes environment.

We’re seeking additional motivated support staff who are flexible and reliable to join our team. Each working day is different and whilst previous experience is not essential, you must be positive and committed to ensuring the people we support get to live the life they want. Previous experience as a Support Worker is desirable but not essential; all training needs will be provided. Interviews will not be offered to applicants who have failed to carry out an informal visit.


Encompass (Dorset) –  Intensive Domiciliary Community Support Worker 
Salary: £9.50 per hour plus 50% for Bank Holidays

Encompass_Logo_WithStraplineRGBAn excellent opportunity has arisen for several Support Workers to join our care services in the community on a full or part time permanent basis.
Encompass (Dorset) are a trusted, reliable provider for adults with learning disabilities and mental health. Our Domiciliary Service is expanding and we now require Domiciliary

Intensive Community Support Workers. We need a committed, flexible and fun person to support the Team Leader and Domiciliary Care Manager with all aspects of maintaining compliance both contractually and with the CQC.
Previous care experience and extensive intensive support working with adults with behaviours that can challenge services is essential as the successful applicant will need to be able to support two service users in their own homes with significant behaviour that can challenge.
There are full and part time roles on an annualised contract to allow complete flexibility within the role. We offer support to obtain the Care Certificate and full training in higher level physical intervention training. We are signed up to the Social Care Commitment Code. You will be expected to support the Team Leader and Domiciliary Care Manager to provide dynamic and creative outcome lead support.

Previous experience as a Support Worker is desirable but not essential; all training needs will be provided. Interviews will not be offered to applicants who have failed to carry out an informal visit.

For more information, please see here


Homefield College – Weekend Support Workers and Sleep Shifts Homefield-college-logo
Hourly rate £9.53

Homefield College is an Independent Specialist College (and a charity) that provides provision for individuals with a range of learning difficulties.

For more information, please contact us by

Telephone: 01509 815696 or go straight to our vacancies page to complete an application: http://www.homefieldcollege.ac.uk/vacancies


Heart of England Mencap – Relief Support Workers

Job Type: Part-timeheart-of-eng-mencap
Salary: £7.96 p/hour

We currently have vacancies for:

Relief Social Support Workers at our Complex Needs Day Services in Leamington Spa and Stratford upon Avon where you really can make a difference every day to the lives of people with profound and multiple learning disabilities.

We provide a person-centred, friendly and warm atmosphere where our customers are encouraged to make each day count. If you feel you could add value and inspiration to our service we would like to hear from you.

We offer:

  • Day time hours of operating
  • Competitive rates up to £7.96 per hour
  • Training and developmental opportunities
  • Registered Charity Number 1038862

Contact HR on 01789 298709 or HR@HeartofEnglandMencap.org.uk


Homefield College – Tutors, East MidlandsHomefield-college-logo

 Overall Purpose of the Job:

Delivering teaching, learning and assessment that is outstanding, with a commitment to enable all students to achieve highly. Approaches will be exciting and innovative, that capture students interests and overcome barriers to ensure all are enthused to and be able to achieve.

The ideal candidate will be able to teach a variety of programmes throughout the College’s curriculum areas and locations, yet have a main area of expertise in at least one of the following –

  • IT tutor (e.g. level 3+ IT qualification)
  • Land based skills tutor
  • Animal skills tutor
  • Construction skills tutor
  • SEN tutor general
  • Information Advice and Guidance tutor

To work collaboratively with Curriculum Managers, tutors and the Assistant PrincipalTeaching &Learning, to ensure the standard of teaching and learning is at least of a ‘good’ standard.

The above positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check

For more information, please contact us by Telephone: 01509 815696 or go straight to our vacancies page to complete an application: http://www.homefieldcollege.ac.uk/vacancies


Nottingham Community Housing Association – Care Assistant – Personalised Support Team North; Worksop and Retford

NCHA

 £14,856 – £15,695pa; Full time, part time and bank hours available

Are you are confident and creative, empathetic and compassionate? Do you and want a job where no two days are the same? Then this could be for you!

NCHA are looking to recruit Care Assistants to join our Community Outreach team in Worksop, Retford and surrounding areas of Bassetlaw. You will be providing support for individuals in their own homes who may have learning disabilities, mental health issues, Autism and/or physical needs, helping with daily living tasks including personal care, accessing the community, budgeting and other life skills.

All successful candidates will be required to work on a shift basis over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £35.27 is also paid for sleep-ins.

All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check; costs will be met by NCHA.

For a full job specification and to apply, please visit http://www.latestvacancies.com/ncha/


Nottingham Community Housing Association – Support Worker, Registered Care HomesNCHA

Salary: £15,695 – £18,300pa; Full time, part time and bank hours available

Are you are confident and creative, and want a job where no two days are the same? Then this could be for you!

NCHA are looking to recruit Support Workers to join our supported living teams in various locations. These services provide support for individuals with learning disabilities, mental health issues, Autism and associated complex and challenging needs .

You will need empathy and compassion while being able to demonstrate a robust and safe approach to managing risk positively. Experience is desired but training will be provided.

All successful candidates will be required to work on a shift basis over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep ins; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £35.27 is also paid for sleep-ins.

All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check; costs will be met by NCHA.

Priority will be given to staff currently in a redeployment situation.

For a full job specification and to apply, please visit http://www.latestvacancies.com/ncha/


New Directions Rugby – Support Workers – Rugby, Warwickshire ND logo Blue Pantone 302 FINAL
Salary – £7.35 per hour
Hours – part time and full time roles available

Exciting opportunities have arisen for Support Workers to join a forward thinking charity providing housing and support services to adults with learning disabilities based in Rugby and the surrounding areas. In return we offer competitive pay rates, 28 days holiday including bank holidays and excellent training and development opportunities. We are recruiting for current and future vacancies as we continue to expand and develop our services.

We are an inspiring, vibrant, local charity that supports people with learning disabilities and their families and carers to lead a full and valued life and works in a real partnership with them. The charity was established 65 years ago by local parents of children with learning disabilities who wanted to see improved services and facilities for their families. We are regulated and registered by the Care Quality Commission and we offer the highest quality of service through residential services, respite and short stay, home care, supported living and day opportunities.

Description:
Support Workers are responsible for providing personal care and support to customers to enable them to develop independent living skills and access opportunities within the local community.
To be successful, you will have the following:

A caring, motivated and enthusiastic approach, committed to putting our customers at the centre of everything you do

Experience of care work is preferred but not essential

Ability to work flexibly with different customers, depending on their needs

Ability to drive with access to your own transport is desirable

There are full-time and part- time opportunities available, these will include variable shifts, working mornings, daytime, evenings, weekends and sleep-ins.

We welcome applications from men as they are underrepresented in our workforce.

Please note that we do not accept CV’s. You can apply online via our website www.newdirectionsrugby.org.uk or can request an application pack by contacting our head office on 01788 573318.


Heart of England Mencap – Social Support Worker, Stratford-Upon-Avonheart-of-eng-mencap
Starting from £7.70 per hour depending on experience/qualifications

We are Heart of England Mencap, a charity supporting adults with learning disabilities. Our role is to encourage, inspire and enable individuals to live a happy and full life.

We are currently recruiting SUPPORT WORKERS in STRATFORD UPON AVON. Competitive hourly rates/Full training given/Flexible hours

For more information or to apply, please email HR@heartofenglandmencap.org.uk; telephone: 01789 298709 or go to http://heartofenglandmencap.org.uk/vacancies/4578775585

Start date: ASAP


Homefield College – Support Workers homefield

An Independent Specialist Charity that provides for individuals with a range of learning disabilities and difficulties, offering support in a variety of education, teaching and residential care settings.

Currently recruiting Support Workers (including sleep shift) – Various hours and shift patterns available, these can include evenings and alternate weekends. We are looking for enthusiastic people to support the learning and care of our beneficiaries.

An NVQ 2 or equivalent in care would be an advantage but NOT essential. All staff will complete an induction programme which will prepare you for the role. We also provide training and qualification opportunities to support any future career aspirations.

The above positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check  

For further information –

Tel: 01509 815696, email: sharon.smith@homefieldcollege.ac.uk

or visit our vacancies page at www.homefieldcollege.ac.uk/vacancies


  • Support Workers – Totnes; Various hours available, including relief ROC Logo 2012
    £14,892 – £15,897 pro rata, per annum
  • We are a small, friendly and forward thinking home to 16 adults with a learning disability in Totnes.
  • Creative, patient, enthusiastic, caring and empowering people required who are looking for a fulfilling role. The people who live at Laura House have high dependency needs, therefore staff with drive will be crucial to enable them to achieve and live life to the full.
  • For more information please call Rachael Stone 01803 866541
  • Closing Date – Open
  • This vacancy is subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check to include a check against the barred list for adults.
  • For more information and an application pack visit: www.roc-uk.org or contact HR on: 01803 868550 or hr@roc-uk.org

Somerset Care – Learning Disability Support Workers needed – various locations realise (somerset care)

Salary: Up to £7.83 per hour rising to £8.17 after probationary period (inclusive of weekend enhancements)
Hours: Full and part time hours available

 Realise your ambitions and help others Realise their potential. Providing support to people who have learning disabilities is a very rewarding career. Could you help people to become active in their community and to become more independent?

We looking for enthusiastic and committed people to provide community support to individuals who have learning disabilities. Experience is not always necessary, your attitude and values are more important.

To join our team we are looking for:

  • People with enthusiasm commitment and who regard everyone as equal.
  • Good communication skills
  • Availability to work across a range of hours which could include evenings, nights and weekends.

Full job descriptions and how to apply:
Christchurch (Poole and Bournemouth team)
Highbridge (South West Realise team)
Wareham (Poole and Bournemouth team)
Wiltshire
Pewsey and Bulford (South West team)
Wiltshire (Waking Nights)
Highbridge and Bridgewater (South West Realise team)
Poole and Bournemouth
Salisbury (Wiltshire)
Taunton 
(South West team)

For further information about this great opportunity and to Realise your own ambitions, please contact Mandy Hughes on (01202) 738577


Reach Learning Disability – Care Support Worker vacancies

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Reach Learning Disability provides high quality person-centred care and support to people with learning disabilities in Newark and Southwell.

We wish to recruit enthusiastic and committed people to join our friendly, dedicated team. You must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week plus some weekend shifts and sleep-ins. Candidates qualified to Level 2 preferred but we will offer training to those demonstrating potential.

You must have a car and clean licence.

Competitive employment packages including career development opportunities.

Please call Alison Hall on 01636 919946 or email Alison.hall@reachuk.org

This is an ongoing vacancy.


Support Worker – Jubilee Court, Sutton-in-Ashfield – £7.20 – £7.85 per hour

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Providing the highest standard of professional support to assist service users overcome the
effects of autism and other disabilities.To support adults with autism to experience life opportunities and to assist them optimise their skills.

Ensuring that the aims and objectives of the Home are met at all times and to undertake direct or indirect care of service users, as part of a team,under the supervision of the senior support worker/team leader and Registered Manager.

Responsibilities will include supporting service users on a daily basis with their daily living, activities, visits to GP’s and hospital appointments, self-care, cleaning and cooking.

Shifts are done on a rota system and will include day shifts, weekends, sleep – ins and waking nights. Full and part time hours available.

For further information, contact Rachel Bradford on 01623 212090 or at rachel.bradford@sunhealthcare.org.