Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)

Bishop's Stortford
£8.30 - £8.85 per hour
11 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities) Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, supporting individuals to fulfil their potential? Our client is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A truly nationwide organisation, they support over 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence. Everything they do focuses on helping the people they support live the life they choose and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, they create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support. They currently have vacancies for Support Workers in their Hertfordshire and Essex service, working full time shifts on a rota basis. No experience is required for these roles - life experience and personal values are more important and full training will be given. Position: Support Worker Location: Herts & Essex – Bishop’s Stortford Area Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time positions available) Salary: £8.30 - £8.85 per hour (dependant on successful completion of probation and Health and Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2) Closing date: Tuesday 25th October 2016 Interview date: Week commencing 31st October 2016 About the Role: As a Support Worker / Care Worker for our client, you will enable the people they support to lead fulfilling lives based upon their personal support needs. About You: No previous experience is required for this role, what is more important is that you have a passion and desire to be part of the social care world, and are enthusiastic about supporting people. An awareness or knowledge of dementia and autism learning disabilities would be great, however if you have a caring nature, like being around people and can tackle issues with a positive frame of mind, then you are highly encouraged to apply today. This role will involve some intimate personal care. As they provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities. You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc. This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications. This job was originally posted as