Learning Disabilities Support Worker
Newcross is recruiting for experienced and professional Support Workers to join our team and work with learning disabilities clients on a full or part time basis in the following areas:
- And other local towns surrounding the Worcester area
You could be asked to work in a variety of local care environments, so a willingness to travel between service users is essential.The Position
We are seeking enthusiastic support workers to assist adults with learning difficulties with their day to day activities. This could include supporting with appointments, outings and general household tasks. You will need to be passionate about quality of care and strive to ensure their needs are fully met.
Our person-centred service is designed to enrich the quality of life of service users, helping them to access the community and socialise with family, friends and visitors alike. That is why we are recruiting only the most compassionate and empathetic individuals.The Benefits
- Salary of up to £14.23/hr including holiday pay
- Paid weekly, on time and accurately.
- Manage your availability, timesheets and payslips online in your own account area.
- Criminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after qualifying period.
- Agreed travel and mileage expenses (for most clients).
- Genuine 'out of hours' contact centre available 24 hrs a day.
- Continuing training and development through our 'Training Credits' scheme.
- Guaranteed hours contracts available
- Local line manager and branch support
- Recommend a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral
Treating our staff well is at the centre of what we do. At Newcross we hire permanent staff, and with over 200 training courses on offer, we help them develop. It is important for us to provide stability to our people, we are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving them the security of a steady income.
To ensure that you are able to meet your guaranteed hours, you should be willing to travel to a variety of clients within the local areas. Mileage and expenses are paid for most clients, in some instances, your own transport is desired.Your Team
You'll find your local branch team at 9-10 The Tything in Worcester city centre. Just up the road from Worcester Foregate Street train station, and along the A38, we are easily accessible via most modes of transport, and welcome you dropping in to say hi!The Requirements
- Right to live and work in the UK
- At least 3 months relevant paid experience in a nursing, residential or care environment
- Referees from previous employments covering the last 3 years
Click Apply today for fast track through our recruitment process and you could be working your first shift for us in under 2 weeks time! Alternatively you can call
Newcross Healthcare Solutions are committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing contained within this job advertisement is intended to discriminate in any way against anyone.