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arc-englandFull-time Disclosure Service Administrator
ARC England, Chesterfield
Salary: £15,359 to £16,100 pa depending upon experience

One of our work streams is to provide a comprehensive and confidential Disclosure Service (criminal records check) to employers in the UK to enable them to meet their statutory requirements and comply with relevant regulations.

Due to retirement, we are seeking a full-time Disclosure Service Administrator to join our small and friendly team based in Chesterfield town centre.

Key Tasks:

  • To process disclosure checks for ARC customers (Online for DBS in England and Wales, online for Access NI in Northern Ireland, paper based for Scotland), in line with regulatory requirements in an efficient and accurate manner.
  • Provide advice and guidance to members of staff at organisations using the ARC Disclosure Service.
  • To research, collate and distribute guidance and information relating to regulatory requirements and working practices via telephone, email and quarterly newsletter.
  • To liaise with members, the relevant Disclosure services and Police Forces in order to monitor progress of applications.
  • To ensure that accurate records are maintained and to provide an appropriate disposal service of confidential material.
  • To promote the disclosure service and to meet agreed targets, and increase usage of the service.
  • To attend occasional meetings with external bodies including the Access NI Stakeholder group, as required.
  • To liaise with Finance Manager for monthly invoicing.
  • To support the other work streams within the Learning and Development team, assisting with administration in respect of the Workforce Development Fund and Qualifications Centre and any other administrative duties as required.
  • To participate fully in support, supervision, training and development activities and team meetings.
  • Complete any other duties and responsibilities as requested, commensurate with this role, and to work at all times in compliance with ARC England policy.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to or via post marked Private and Confidential to ARC House, 10a Marsden Street, Chesterfield S40 1JY.

Closing date: 10pm Sunday 4th June 2017

Interview date: Friday 9th June 2017

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.


  • 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.



  • 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: 
  • or via post marked Private & Confidential to Angela DeLiddiard, Qualifications Centre Manager, ARC House, Marsden Street, Chesterfield S40 1JY


Nottingham Community Housing Association – Support Worker – Ashland Road West, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NCHA

Salary: £16,258 – £18,483 per annum

Hours: 37 hours per week

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.

If you would like further information on this vacancy, please contact the manager at Ashland Road West on 01623 516641.

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.

In return you will receive:

  • Competitive salary
  • 5 days leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Options for Pensions and Childcare Vouchers
  • Family Friendly Working Policies
  • Free Training
  • Benefits scheme offering discounts/offers with wide range of retailers
  • Health cashback plan

Closing Date: Wednesday 31 May 2017 – Interview Date: Thursday 8th June 2017

Please apply directly through our website:

Stable Home Family Trust – Supported Living Worker sfht-logo-with-strap

Two positions: 2 x 30 hours per week & 1 x 16 hours per week; £8.06 per hour

SFHT have an exciting opportunity for 2 Supported Living Workers to join our Domiciliary Care Team on a permanent contract.

The SFHT strap-line is Enable. Inspire. Empower, we fulfil this by providing a range of flexible and responsive support that focuses on an individual’s wants, needs and aspirations.

SFHT is a Registered Charity and now serves more than one hundred people in Supported Living, Domiciliary Care, Residential Support, Day Opportunities and other initiatives.

You will support clients with a diverse range of needs. You will need good communication

skills, be flexible, able to work some weekends and be able to work closely within our dedicated and passionate team. Dues include personal care, support with leisure activities and accessing the community.

If you are looking for a role that provides excellent professional development, have the ability to affect someone’s life positively and to become part of a fun, lively and supportive working environment do not hesitate to apply.

Experience is not essential as full training is provided however experience of working with people with a learning disability is desirable.

The above positions are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure.

To apply, please visit our website on and start your application under the work for us section”.

Closing Date: Friday 26th May 2017 – Interviews: Week Commencing: Monday 29th May 2017

Heart of England Mencap – Relief Activities Assistantheart-of-eng-mencap
9.30am -3.30pm Monday; Salary starting from £7.70p/h

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 Stratford upon Avon, Studley and Warwick

Monday – Friday 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

Call us now on 01789 298709 for an application form apply below and start making a difference!

Heart of England Mencap – Relief Support Workersheart-of-eng-mencap
Job Type: Part-time; Salary: £7.96 /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

 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:

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


 £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

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

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.

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 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; telephone: 01789 298709 or go to

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:

or visit our vacancies page at

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: or contact HR on: 01803 868550 or

Nottingham Community Housing Association – Support Worker, Newark NCHA

Salary: £15,695 -£18,300pa + enhancements for Sleep-Ins and Night Working, 37 hours per week

Refer to the Person Specification section of the Job Specification to complete your application.

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, substance misuse issues and improving confidence and independence.

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.

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. 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

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)
Pewsey and Bulford (South West team)
Wiltshire (Waking Nights)
Highbridge and Bridgewater (South West Realise team)
Poole and Bournemouth
Salisbury (Wiltshire)
(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


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

This is an ongoing vacancy.

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


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 Marie Fitzpatrick on 01623 212090 or at