Adult Support Worker, Learning Disabilities

  • Location

    Croydon, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disability

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18'600 - £21K per annum, Plus Benefits

  • Contact:

    Phil McDonald

  • Contact email:

    phil@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/3189/SW/Warlingham

  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-15

We are looking to employ an Adult Support Worker living close to the Croydon Area of Surrey.  This is a full-time permanent position., if you are looking for a career change, or simply looking to start a career in Adult Social Care this is the perfect opportunity for you.  Becoming a Support Worker could be just the start of your career in social care, with lots of opportunities to grow and develop in the future.  No Experience is required as full training is provided to candidates who really want to work in Social Care.

Location

This job vacancy is within commutable traveling distance from Croydon (5.3 Miles 16 Minutes), Purley (13 Minutes 3.9 Miles), Warlingham (5 Mins 1.2 Miles), Coulsdon (5.7 Miles 18 Minutes), Caterham and surrounding towns and villages of Surrey around the southern M25 area. 

The Employer

Our client is a not for profit charity built on wonderful values and is continually growing. Established for 20 years, they have a fantastic track record and have grown organically throughout the years, maintaining quality, and gaining outstanding CQC ratings. With a wide range of services, including supported living, respite, outreach, and residential services, they support children and adults with learning disabilities, autism, ABI, and challenging behaviours. They have a fantastic culture across all their services and promote continuous improvement, heavily investing in training and developing a new state of the art facilities. This is an exciting opportunity to join a special transitional service supporting young adults with complex needs and learning disabilities to develop their independent living skills

Working Hours, Salary & Benefits

  • £18,600 - £21,000 per annum + benefits.
  • Full-time hours.
  • Split shifts (7am-10am, 3pm-8/9pm and 8:45pm-7:15am; subject to change).
  • Paid DBS.
  • Refer a friend scheme of up to £350 and high street discounts.
  • 31 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays - increases after 2 years.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities – a lot of the staff team are with them for the long-term.
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities.
  • Company pension scheme.

Are you a positive role model?

To be a support worker for an Adult is a fantastic, rewarding job.  Your job as a Support Worker is to give someone their independence as much as possible, and they will look to you to Support them to do that.  Help with everyday tasks, enabling them to be as independent as possible out in the community, or to achieve the smallest of goals you will be the one they look to for support and guidance.  You will have a positive personality and a strong desire to make a difference in a person’s life. 

How do I apply?

If you would love this opportunity, please click on apply. Still not sure? Do not worry one of our expert career advisors at Health & Social Care Jobs will give you a call and answer any questions you might have. Many of us have worked in the sector ourselves, so we will be able to answer any questions you may have.