Support Worker Job - Glastonbury - Glastonbury

Newcross Healthcare
14.66 GBP Hourly
01 Dec 2016
18 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker Job - GlastonburyWe are looking for professional, dedicated and experienced Learning Disabilities Support Workers who are committed to delivering high quality care to our clients with learning disabilities in the Glastonbury area of Somerset.Due to the nature of this role, you will need to have access to your own transportation.It's essential you are as confident delivering personal care as you are enabling an individual to undertake the activities in life they desire. You should have a mindful approach of protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence at all times. You will be working on either a 1-1 basis or within a small team of Support Workers based in a residential or nursing home. A Basic Life Support certificate and/or experience in Makaton is desirable for this role, but not essential.As a Learning Disabilities Support Worker, we can offer you:Salary up to ??14.66/hr, incl. holiday payPermanent contract with weekly payFree uniform & ongoing training through credits earned as you workCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearRecommend a Friend scheme, paying up to ??500 per successful referralIn order to be considered for this position you will need the following:Right to live and work in the UKAt least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a support worker role in a learning disability setting in the UK within the last 3 yearsReferee contact details for your current place of work, and for all employments in the past 18 months or your 3 most recent jobsFull driving licence and access to a car preferredNVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care highly preferable.Click the Apply Now button to begin your application.If you cannot apply online, please call . Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.