We are recruiting for Adult Support Workers in the Darlington area of County Durham. This is a permanent job vacancy, and previous experience is needed.
You would be supporting adults living with Learning Disabilities in their own home/Supported Living setting. Supporting someone with a learning disability is an amazing job, seeing someone grow in confidence, overcoming a fear, or achieving a goal is so incredible to watch, and to be the person that supports them to do that is amazing.
What does support mean?
Every single person with a learning disability is unique, their disability is unique, their personality is unique, and their aspirations and goals are unique. Learning Disabilities, Autism and Asperger’s is becoming more and more prevalent in society with many families knowing at least one person or family who have a child or relative with a Learning Disability.
When you support someone with a Learning Disability as a Support Worker you are their advocate, their friend and the one person they can rely on to keep them safe. You will encourage them, motivate them, and ensure they live a life open to the same opportunities as everyone else. You will support them by:
The most important thing about becoming an Adult Support Workers is having the right personality and desire to support someone. It is more than a job and you know you will love the reward it brings. So, if you want to do something worthwhile and rewarding, then definitely apply!
Once you have applied, we will be in touch to discuss the vacancy with you at length. Social Care & Education Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment experts for the Health & Social Care & Learning Disabilities sector. We are bespoke, unique and a trusted, valued, recruitment partner for candidates and Providers across the UK. We will always manage your application professionally and with the strictest of confidence. We love what we do, we want you to love what we do too!