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Specialist Support Worker

£9.18 per hour + benefits

Job Description

This rewarding job vacancy for male Specialist Adult Support Workers in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, is a great opportunity to start your career in Adult Social Care. No experience is needed because as an organization we offer comprehensive training and support towards qualifications and progression opportunities.

You could be looking to start a career in Adult Social Care or be looking for a complete career change. Our Support Workers come from a broad range of backgrounds and age groups and together they make the support we deliver fantastic!

Key Information

  • Permanent, Full Time & Part-Time hours available or zero-hour contracts.
  • A Starting salary of £9.18 per hour.
  • Free DBS Check.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Comprehensive Training, Induction & Ambassador scheme.
  • Great career progression opportunities.

About Us

As an organization our key goal is to make a real difference to the lives of the people we support.  These adults are all unique and each one of them has their own individual personalities, needs and varying levels of support. We deliver exceptional support for people with Learning Disabilities, Autism, Mental illness, and associated needs.  We develop our Supported Living Services around the individual and create a clear pathway of support that is tailored to them.

Supporting Someone

To support someone with a Learning Disability or Mental Health condition you do need some unique qualities, qualities that just come natural to some people.  Being caring, empathetic, calm, a fantastic role model as well as been an excellent team player.  One thing that is key is that you always protect the individual’s privacy, dignity and their welfare is always paramount.

Job Role

  • Job Satisfaction every day.
  • Helping others achieve their personal goals and seeing them develop as individuals.
  • Practical & personal support including everyday tasks, visiting family, friends, or shopping.
  • Encourage them to take part in activities or accessing community facilities.
  • Providing personal care where required.
  • Support people with their medication requirements.
  • Support an individual to keep up with housework, cooking meals and daily routine.

Application Process

To apply for this Specialist Support Worker job vacancy, please send us your CV and we will be in touch. We will contact you within 24-72 hours to have a chat about the role, answer any questions, and to tell you so much more about joining our great team

We are an equal opportunities employer and promote diversity throughout our organisation. In this instance, there is a genuine occupational need to recruit males under the Equality Act 2010.

  • Registered Area Manager (Learning Disabilities)

    Permanent, Full-Time job vacancy, Registered Area Manager (Learning Disabilities), Derby, Derbyshire, to oversee Supported Living/Residential services across the region.  

    The job could also suit someone living in Chesterfield (40-minute commute/28-miles via A38), Swadlincote (35-minute/15-miles via A38) and surrounding areas of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, or Staffordshire.

    • £34K - £40K per annum DOE.
    • Overseeing 4/5 Supported Living/Residential services.
    • Level 5 Leadership and Management or relevant Health & Social Care qualification.
    • Experience working with adults living with Mental Health/Learning Disabilities.
    • Experience in leading a Supported Living/Residential service.
    • Proven track record of service management & promoting continuous improvement.
    • Full driving licence essential.

    The Provider

    We are recruiting on behalf of an organisation who have been established since the early 90s and have grown to be a national provider of support to people living with Learning Disabilities and Autism. Their core ethos is to empower the people they support to have more choice and greater control over their own lives. All their team follow the same values and they strongly believe that disabilities are no barrier to a person being able to achieve their goals and reach their potential. It is the cornerstone to everything this provider does.  

    Your Role

    This Registered Area Manager job could be an exciting opportunity for the right candidate. You would be overseeing these new services. It would mean you would be leading the services from the start, setting the standards and values, and put your own stamp on the services.  

    The services are currently at zero occupancy and initially you would be hands on to get the services up and running, providing leadership and mentorship to the services. You would start recruiting your team across the area, support the day-to-day running, and ensuring the level of support is always of a high-quality. Once established, your role will then be more operational and strategic, growing the services and leading them into the future. Could you….

    • Act as Registered Manager for the Accommodation Services?
    • Work to ensure that services good or excellent standards at inspection?
    • Lead and coordinate the services to ensure full occupancy?
    • Ensure all policies & procedures are implemented & followed?


    If you have the experience and skills we are looking for in this role and you are excited by this opportunity, then please click apply.

    Health & Social Care Jobs are the UK’s leading Permanent Recruitment experts for the Health & Social Care Sector. We are bespoke, unique and a trusted, valued, recruitment partner for candidates and providers across the UK.  We will always handle your application professionally and with the strictest of confidence. We Love what we do, we want you to love what we do too!

  • Team Manager/Leader (Learning Disabilities)

    Full-time, permanent job vacancy, Team Manager/Leader (Learning Disabilities), Chesterfield, Derbyshire.

    • £25K per annum, plus Pension Scheme.
    • Full-time hours, 37.5 Hours per week.
    • Westfield Health cashback scheme.
    • Career progression opportunities.

    About Us

    Our service provides care, support and enablement for adults living with Learning/Physical Disabilities and Mental Health conditions in a Supported Living setting. We develop our services around the individual at all stages of their care pathway. We have been established for over 20-years and we continue to grow and develop services across England.

    Your Role

    As our Team Manager/Leader, you will provide clear, structured, leadership to the local teams, ensuring that the highest standard of care and support is always provided. The role will also involve:

    • Managing & overseeing the day to day running of the service.
    • Provide leadership & guidance, whilst supervising the team.
    • Safeguard the Company’s values and ethos.
    • Proactively assist in seeking out new opportunities for growing & developing the service.
    • Ensure the support provided meets and exceeds policies and procedures.
    • Establish & maintain relationships with other agencies promoting a better service for service users.
    • Undertaking further training & development to enhance your skills and knowledge.

    Essential Criteria

    • You will ideally have previous experience in a Supported Living or Residential service setting.
    • You will have a minimum Level 2 in Health & Social Care as minimum.
    • Undertake and complete Health & Social Care level 3 or 4.
    • Undertake and complete Diploma in Management level 5 if relevant.
    • You will have experience of working with adults with Learning Disabilities or Mental Health conditions.
    • It is essential that you have a driving licence.
    • You will have strong leadership skills and the ability to motivate a dedicated staff team.


    If you have any questions about this Team Manager/Leader job or wish to apply, then please click on the apply button. Do not worry if you have any questions, we will call you once you have applied and answer any questions you may have regarding joining our team.

    Our client is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity throughout the organisation.

  • Residential Support Worker

    We have several full-time, permanent job vacancies for Residential Support Workers close to the Newark-on-Trent area of Nottinghamshire. We also have vacancies in the Norton Disney and Lincolnshire areas.

    You would be joining a private care organisation who specialise in supporting adults living with Learning Disabilities, Autism, and complex care needs.

    • £18,018 - £19,019 per annum DOE.
    • Full-time, 38.5 hours per week. Overtime also available.
    • Shifts on 3-week rota basis, shifts include – 7am – 2:30pm, 7am – 4:30pm, 7:30am – 9:30pm, 2pm - 9:30pm, 1:30pm – 9:30pm.
    • Paid DBS & Pension Scheme.
    • Meals on shift provided.
    • Long Service loyalty award.
    • Fully paid 2-weeks induction.
    • Training & support to complete Care Certificate & QCF Level 3.
    • Progression opportunities & chance to develop within an innovative, progressive company.  

    The Provider

    With a CQC Outstanding rating for their Residential services, this is an exciting opportunity to join a fantastic organisation. They are built on fantastic values too, they want to create a home in the community where the adults they support can flourish, achieve their goals, and live a rewarding life, no matter what the barrier. There are endless opportunities with this role, they will also give you the support you need to create a long-lasting, rewarding career with them. They will encourage you to progress and develop, so with hard work and dedication, you could be the Manager of the future.

    The Homes & Your Role

    They have vacancies across all their Residential Services. Each home is decorated to a high, modern standard, and set in beautiful grounds. There are communal areas for residents to enjoy and always lots of activities going on, the atmosphere at each of the homes is brilliant. As a Residential Support Worker, you will support residents with all aspects of day-to-day life, from promoting life skills like cooking and cleaning, to joining them on fun activities both inside and outside of the home. You will help create a happy, stable environment for the welfare of all the residents.


    • Level 2 Health and Social Care desirable, but not essential.
    • Previous experience as a Care Support Worker also desirable.
    • Understanding & experience of working with adults with Learning Disabilities, Autism, and complex care needs – essential.
    • Full UK driving licence.
    • Above all, you must be enthusiastic, caring & compassionate, and with a passion to make a difference in a person’s life.


    If you have the skills and experience, we are looking for, and you are interested in our Residential Support Worker job vacancy, then please click apply. Don’t worry if you have any questions, once you apply, we will give you a call to tell you more, get to know you, and look to progress your application.