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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

Heart of England Mencap – Stratford Upon Avon – Social Support Workers heart-of-eng-mencap

Salary: £7.70 per hour

Heart of England Mencap are looking for enthusiastic forward thinking people to join our team.

You will be required to work various flexible working hours including evenings, weekends and sleep ins. Salary starting at £7.70 per hour and great benefits.

You can view the job description here and the person specification for the role here.

For more information see the Heart of England Mencap website.

Closing date: 23rd April 2017


 Nottingham Community Housing Association – Domestic Abuse Support Workers, Derbyshire WISH – Amber Valley/Derbyshire Dales NCHA

Hours: 37 Hours per week – Contract: Fixed term to April 2018

Salary: £15,695 – £18,300 per annum

You will need to attach a CV in order to apply for this role.

View the full job description on the NCHA website and refer to the Person Specification section of the Job Specification to complete your application.

Derbyshire WISH Domestic Abuse Support Services, part of Nottingham Community Housing Association, are currently seeking an enthusiastic, positive thinking female support workers to join their expanding team.

This role will be based in our Amber Valley Project (within easy travelling distance of Derby and Nottingham) and will involve supporting both women and men who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse.   The role will involve provision of support both within a refuge / supported accommodation setting and to those living in the local community, in the Amber Valley area.

The successful applicant will:

  • Have experience of working within a support role and be able to demonstrate how they have used their skills and common sense to support vulnerable, individuals and families;
  • Be able to demonstrate an awareness and understanding of domestic abuse and the impact this can have on individuals living with or fleeing domestic abuse;
  • Have a commitment to maintaining the dignity and rights of the individuals and families we work with;
  • Have good communication skills and be able to demonstrate confidence in communicating both verbally and in writing to a wide range of people;
  • Be able to confidently use IT;
  • Be able to work equally well on their own initiative and as part of a team;
  • Have a full driving licence and un-restricted access to a vehicle as the suitable candidate will be required to travel throughout Derbyshire Dales and Amber Valley

Working hours are 37 hours per week on a rota basis to meet service needs.  Please note rota will include regular evening, weekends (both Saturday and Sunday) and bank holidays.

Closing Date: 3rd April 2017 – Interview Date: 18th and 19th April 2017

 For a full job specification and to apply, please visit

This post is exempt under Sch 9 Pt 1of the Equality Act 2010 and is only open to female applicants.

All successful candidates will be required to take a numerical and literacy test and to have an Enhanced DBS check; costs will be met by NCHA.

All correspondence will be via your registered email address.

Frontier Support Services – Senior Behavioural Practitioner – Croydon, Surrey Frontier

Salary – £28,000 – £30,000 per annum depending on experience
40 hours per week

An opportunity has arisen to work for Frontier Support based in Croydon, Surrey for a Senior Behavioural Practitioner to provide a Positive Behaviour Support/Sensory Integration service to people with Learning Disabilities and Autistic Spectrum conditions. Frontier Support provide specialist care and support to people with a variety of needs including Learning Disabilities, Autism, Asperger’s, Epilepsy, Mental & Physical Health issues and Challenging Behaviour. You will be responsible for supporting the development of new business and supervising the behavioural assistants and practice leader team to ensure organisational policy is adhered to at all times.

Duties include:

Designing, implementing and monitoring PBS interventions that improve quality of life for the people we support.
Providing and ensuring that all staff deliver personalised support in accordance with individual plans.
Developing positive behavioural support plans for the people we support in partnership with them.
Reading and analysing incident reports and other documentation to ensure that plans are regularly updated.

Essential experience and skills required include:

Recognised qualification in Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviour is essential.
Continual personal development/training in relation to PBS and similar.
Proficient in Microsoft Office packages.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including delivering presentations.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, we look forward to hearing from you. To find out more and apply visit Frontier Support Services website here.

 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 – Personalised Support Team North; Worksop and Retford NCHA

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 Kirkby in Ashfield, Worksop and Retford. 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 Emma Pickard 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

FrontierFrontier Support Services

Permanent and Bank Support Worker positions available

Hourly rate from £7.80 per hour or more depending on experience

Croydon and South London

We are looking for permanent and bank Support Workers, offering an hourly rate of £7.80 per hour upwards depending on experience.

Frontier Support Services (FSS) provide Domiciliary Care and Support Living services to individuals in their own homes for people over 18 years of age who may have learning disabilities, mental health issues, an autistic spectrum disorder, Asperger’s Syndrome, physical disabilities, and /or emitted challenging behaviour.

The successful candidate will be required to provide support to individuals with varying needs and abilities within their own homes, maintaining appropriate levels of respect, dignity and professionalism.

 Your main tasks within this role will include:

  • Attending all call out appointments in a timely manner.
  • Following any care plans or instructions specific to the individual.
  • Ensuring that individuals’ person centred plans are up to date.
  • Involving the individual in all aspects of their care.

Previous experience within this industry is desirable, however applicants with limited or no experience will be considered as full training will be provided.

For further information about this role and how to apply please see here.

FrontierFrontier Support Services

Experienced Healthcare Assistants (ongoing vacancy)

To work in Croydon to support a young male living in his own home with spinal injuries and also for an elderly lady living at home with spinal injuries. We require skilled healthcare assistants to join their teams who can demonstrate the following:

  • Experience in working with clients with neurological conditions
  • Experience of working in nursing homes and associated systems
  • Experience or knowledge of stoma / catheter care

The hourly rate starts at £10hr, long shifts and sleep overs’ are shared between the team members.

To apply please call 0208 603 7230 or email the HR department on

For further information or an application pack please call 0208 603 7230 or email HR on

For further information about our company please visit