Learning Disabilities Support Worker

2020-01-11 00:00:282020-02-12 Hoop Recruitment
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Area South West, England
Sector Social Care - Support W - Adults
Salary £7.50 – £10.00 Per Hour
Start Date ASAP
Advertiser Scott Johnston
Job Ref 306611
Job Views 63
Hoop Social Care have a new opportunity for a senior learning disabilities support worker in the Littlehampton area of West Sussex. You will be working within a charity organisation, supporting adults with learning disabilities, Autism, as well as physical impairments.

You will be based within a residential home, where you will focus on supporting residents with their daily tasks. As a learning disabilities support worker, you are there to promote independence within the home and to help develop social and communication skills.

As you are working with individuals who have learning disabilities and complex needs, you must strive to bring routine and structure to your work environment and ensure your residents feel safe and supported.
Applicants will need experience in supporting adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.

This role will require you to work a range of hours. Your shifts can cover Monday through to Sunday, including days, waking nights and sleep-ins.

  • The opportunity to achieve further qualification i.e. QCF level 2,3,4 if you wanted
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement with annual increments
  • Generous contributory pension scheme
  • A rewarding career; supporting individuals with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour
  • Carry out and enforce care plans
  • Support residents with daily activities, i.e. personal care, support in the community, cooking, cleaning, etc.
  • Communicate effectively with all young adults, staff and family members
  • Promote and encourage independence
  • Be creative regarding problem solving and challenging behaviour
  • Remain calm in stressful situations
  • Compassionate, with the desire to make a difference to the lives of individuals with learning disabilities
  • Able to work a shift pattern on a rolling rota
  • Flexibility with working hours
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence
If this is the job for you or you would like to learn more about this role, please contact Scott Johnston at Hoop Recruitment on 02922 400519.
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