Job Summary

Support Worker

Thatcham | - £18k-£18k | Social Care

Recruiter: Major Healthcare

Position - Support Worker

Location - Thatcham, Berkshire

Salary - £17,550 to £18,135 per annum (the latter is paid if you are 25 or over)

Hours - 37.5 hours per week (shifts are across a 7 day rota and the patterns are 07:00 - 15:00 and 15:00 - 22:00 and waking nights if required)

About the Service - This service is a supported living service for 24 adults with learning disabilities, autism, downs syndrome and challenging behaviour. The service users are between the ages of 21 and 55.

Why work here - Our client is a well-established social care provider for adults with learning disabilities. They truly value every member of staff and place a lot of emphasis on training and career development. They also offer a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package.

Duties- The purpose of the role is to help the service users live as independently as possible. Duties include: supporting them with daily tasks (e.g. cooking and cleaning), carrying out personal care (e.g. bathing and dressing), assisting with medication, promoting independence, upholding their rights, etc.

Type of person required - The successful candidate will be eager to help support adults with learning disabilities and have a positive can-do attitude.

Experience - The ideal candidate will have some form of support worker/ care experience however this is not essential as full training will be provided. It is essential that you can drive with access to your own car.

Benefits -

  • Full free training including Care Certificate Training
  • Paid induction Training
  • Competitive rates
  • Employer Pension Contribution
  • Supportive working environment
  • Job satisfaction and Development
  • 28 Days annual leave for full time
  • Fully Funded DBS check
  • Fully funded qualifications

Interested? For more information in the strictest of confidence, please call Emily at Major Healthcare recruitment at our regional office on 0117 373 6297. We will aim to get immediate interviews for the right candidate/s offering you a timely, stress free service to obtaining and further your career in the sector you are passionate about. We are a free service and take on multiple jobs every week so continuously have a variety of positions to choose from. If this role is not what you're looking for, you are welcome to send us your CV to be registered and automatically matched to each position we have and be sent a full job list every couple of weeks to browse through and enquire about. My email address is: sandierutter @ major-recruitment. com. We hold our candidates in the same regard as we do our clients and offer both parties a professional, market informative and friendly service.


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