Support Worker

Posted 6 days ago by Oakley Professional Recruitment
Location Scarborough Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £16,001 Sector Healthcare, Medical / Nursing, Social Care
Reference 091001CF


Support Worker - Learning Disabilities - Scarborough - Whitby - Pickering & Moulton areas

This is a great opportunity to enhance the life of young adults who have a learning disability.  You will be working as a Support Worker that supports adults who have a learning disability in their own homes.

The company is looking for people to work as part of a team that supports their client in reaching their full potential in the supported living environment and in the community. You will need to be a driver for this role as some of the services are not situated within good transport links.

We have a number or roles across Scarborough, Whitby, Pickering and Moulton -  hours worked can be flexible, however the ideal contracted hours my client is looking for is 30 hours per week.

In reward for this great opportunity as a Community Support Worker you will receive:

  • A very competitive payrate
  • Holiday pay
  • Pension scheme
  • Excellent training and development

The ideal candidate will have a true compassion for wanting to support others and who also drive.

The support Worker role includes: -

  • Helping the clients in making their daily meals
  • Accompanying the clients to their medical appointments
  • Accompanying the clients on social visits, such as, swimming, the gym, shopping, horse riding, cinemas trips and general activities
  • General Housekeeping
  • Provide medication
  • Participating in the planning and implementation of personal development plans and person centred plans
  • Updating care plans

As well as having experience of the above, as a Supported Living Support Worker you will also need to be up to date with your full mandatory training

Support Worker Applicant must have the following requirements: -

  • Good communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Enjoy being active and supporting clients when they go out into the community
  • Enjoy working creatively with clients
  • Be able to work flexible hours including weekends 
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Be a car driver

If you feel this is the role for you, please apply as soon as possible, or call to speak to Becky on 0208 731 5288 for further information.

The successful candidate will be expected to have an enhanced DBS.

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