Learning Disabilities Advocate & Support Worker

  • Location:

    Ashford, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    amanda@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/218/SW/Ashford/10

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

  • Salary:

    £8.72 per hour

Health and Social Care Jobs have full time, permanent job vacancies for Adult Support Workers based near Ashford, Kent.  We welcome applications from experienced support workers or caring individuals who potentially do not have experience but are passionate about helping others.

Location

This job vacancy is easily accessible from Ashford and surrounding areas, located 5 miles / 10 minute drive via A20 from Ashford, 14 miles / 27 minute drive via A20 from Maidstone, 6 miles / 15 minute drive from Smarden and 14 miles / 25 minute drive via A28 from Chartham.

The Provider

This provider has a strong person-centred approach and is passionate about delivering high quality care. Each service is tailored to the differing needs of each individual, specialising in for example, learning disabilities, complex health needs or autism spectrum disorder to name a few.  With positive reviews on leading employer review websites such as “I feel valued”, “great to work with” and “excellent provider of care”, this is a great opportunity to join an exciting and truly caring organisation.

The Service & Your Role

You will join a well-established team within a small residential setting, working to support adults with learning disabilities.  You will provide individuals with practical and emotional care, enabling them to lead fulfilling lives and reach their full potential.  This role is very rewarding, allowing you to add your own personal touch to enriching peoples lives - whether introducing individuals to new hobbies or encouraging involvement in day-to-day activities, you will finish work knowing you have truly made a difference.

You will receive: £8.72 per hour, Full induction training, paid NVQ Health & Social Care, career progression, various shift patterns available, paid DBS check & more!

Essential Criteria

  • Qualification in Health & Social Care (or willing to work towards)
  • Experience supporting adults with learning disabilities or mental health needs (preferable)
  • Passion to work with vulnerable individuals
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts including weekends and sleep-ins.
  • 18 years of age or over*

Apply / Ask a Question

Health & Social Care Jobs are one of the leading permanent recruitment specialists across the UK.  We are a team of registered managers who have worked within the social care sector, so you will always be talking to like-minded professionals who understand your job vacancy.

Now all you need to do is CLICK APPLY, if you meet the above criteria one of our team will be in touch to progress your application further and answer any questions you may have.

 

*Health and Social Care Jobs is an Equal Opportunities Employer, however due to the nature of the position, this post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010. In this instance there is a Genuine Occupational Requirement to recruit staff 18 years of age and over.