Jobs in Learning Disability

Working with individuals who have lived experience of learning disabilities, you will support them to live the lives they want and promote independence and social inclusion. And it can include all manner of tasks: from cleaning and cooking, and helping with shopping and finances; to days out, traveling, hobbies and crafts. Of course, this will vary from person to person, but will ultimately always have the same objective – ensuring that you build a level of trust with the person whom you are supporting, whilst allowing them to have as many opportunities as possible available to them. It’s a challenging role, and you’ll need patience, communication skills, and the ability to advocate for those in your care. But it’s also extremely rewarding, and you’ll be making a real difference to people’s lives.

Some of the roles we recruit for include:

  • Registered Learning Disability Nurses
  • Registered General Nurses
  • Support Workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Team Leaders
  • Administration and Ancillary Staff
  • Support Staff
  • Managers of all levels

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Support Worker
£ 10 - £ 16 per hour
Peterborough
Posted: 22 November 2022
Expires: 22 December 2022

gap healthcare are recruiting for Support Workers for full and part time hours across a variety of services across Cambridgeshire.

Benefits of working with gap healthcare: -

  • Competitive pay rates from £10.00 up to £16.00 per hour
  • Weekly pay
  • We have ample work opportunities and a variety of shifts available including days and nights
  • Flexibility to choose the shifts that suit your lifestyle via our app Rotacloud
  • Full time or part time hours to suit
  • Temp of the month reward scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme up to £100 per referral (voucher)
  • Paid annual leave and pension contribution
  • Support from out of hours service
  • Free ongoing training
  • Access to permanent opportunities
  • Enhanced pay rates for weekend and Bank Holidays
  • Quick registration process via our online portal

We recruit support workers to work across a variety of services including supported living, mental health support services, Young people services and Learning disability services.

If you have any questions about this position, please call gap healthcare Peterborough on 01733 606220 and speak to member of the team today!

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Support Worker- Adult Services
£ 10 - £ 10 per hour
Yaxley
Posted: 17 November 2022
Expires: 17 December 2022

My client is well established and looking for Support Workers due to their continued organisational growth and development opportunities for their current staff. Previous experience is not essential!

About the Role:

Support Worker – Adult Services – Supported Living

Location: Peterborough

Pay rate: £10.09 p/h

Hours: Full time or Part Time - Flexible work patterns to suit you

Benefits:

Continuous training and development

Life assurance

Access to Blue Light Card (www.bluelightcard.co.uk)

Fully funded enhanced DBS

Genuine career pathways

About the position:

Our client is looking for support workers experienced or not!! You will be key in supporting young adults with complex needs.

We are looking for a dedicated and ambitious individuals who can offer complete commitment to supporting our young adults to fulfil their potential. This is a challenging role with huge rewards.

What we will offer:

 • A competitive salary.

 • Extensive training packages with time rostered out of your work rota to attend.

• Pension

• Life Assurance

• Genuine career development opportunities for those who want them.

• A beautiful home and grounds to work within.

• Fully funded DBS checks

• Working with the staff team across all levels to always safeguard our young adults.

• Participating in a wide range of innovative and exciting recreational events held within the home and wider community.

• Assisting with practical tasks relating to care. For example, cooking and cleaning.

• Creating positive relationships with the young adults, always maintaining dignity and respect.

• Meeting the physical, emotional, behavioural, and cultural needs of the young adults.

• Continually maintaining accurate and clear record keeping.

• Ensuring that the needs of the young adults are being met and regularly reviewing and recording any changes to their needs.

• Actively contributing to the development of the team.

About the Candidate

• A genuine passion for care and to be motivated by contributing to the progression of others.

• A strong team player

• Resilient and confidence to ask for support as needed

• Excellent written and oral communication skills

• Computer literacy

• A Diploma Level 2 in Health & Social Care or a willingness to complete this

Contact Laura at gap healthcare for more details or apply now!

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Assistant Service Manager
£ 25,877 - £ 25,877 per year
Margate
Posted: 16 November 2022
Expires: 16 December 2022

Assistant Service Manager

Are you looking for an opportunity as an Assistant Service Manager where you can obtain career progression while making a difference to the lives of others? Are you living around Margate, Kent?

An exciting opportunity has become available for Assistant Service Managers to join our team at Margate, it is a Supported living service which supports 3 people with complex needs, profound learning disabilities, autism and mild behaviours that challenge. One of the people we support is a wheelchair user and one of the service users is able to use some Makaton signs. Both also require high level of personal care support.

This position is a fantastic opportunity to work for a company that truly values their employees and will invest in your professional growth and development!

Overview:

  • Salary – £25,877 per annum benefits
  • Hours of Work – 39 hours per week
  • Area – Margate, Kent

Responsibilities of Assistant Service Manager:

  • Work with your Service Manager to use management information to make sound business decisions to encourage a solution led culture.
  • Inspire and motivate the team to provide high quality support.
  • Maintain a practical knowledge of policies and procedures and ensure appropriate usage
  • Effectively recruit, develop, and manage employees in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Act as the Service Manager in their absence.
  • Rota management.
  • Managing the team with annual leave, sickness management and training requirements.
  • Providing bespoke person-centred support whilst on shift and advocating for the people we support.
  • Lead shifts, administer medication, update care plans, risk assessments and record and monitor daily logs.

Skills of Assistant Service Manager:

  • Experience supporting individuals who have disabilities and behaviours that challenge
  • Have experience of supervising/managing a small to medium team
  • Ideally hold a full valid driving licence and have access to your own vehicle
  • To be able to support people with personal care
  • Ability to manage own time and able to work under pressure
  • Share Avenues values
  • To be flexible and be able to work shifts required

Benefits for Assistant Service Manager:

  • Paid enhanced DBS. 
  • Early Pay access.  
  • E-learning/classroom training/diplomas.  
  • Blue Light Card and The Bene its website access. 
  • Recommend a friend - earn up to £500.  
  • Paid annual leave.  
  • Flexible working.  
  • Support with your wellbeing!

The position of Assistant Service Manager is an excellent opportunity where you will be making a difference every day you go to work. If you feel you would be right for the position or would like any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with Gergana Atanasova in our Peterborough Office on 01733 606 240 or email her on Gergana.atanasova@gap-healthcare.com for a confidential chat, but the position is base in Margate, Kent.

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Service Manager
benefits
Margate
Posted: 16 November 2022
Expires: 16 December 2022

Service Manager

Are you an established leader who strives for excellence in all aspects of your working life?

 If so, then look no further! A great and exciting opportunity has just come available for a Service Manager. Home care providing support for adults with complex needs, challenging behaviours, autism, some communication needs and dysphagia. You will need to be managing 2 very close located in Margate county of Ken.

In this role you will motivate and inspire your team to provide outstanding support through effective training, coaching, and leadership by example. Acting as a role model you will empower the people, my client support to have active and fulfilling lives aligned with their needs and aspirations. You will be responsible for transitions of the people my client support, Rotas’, support plans, managing budgets, and monthly reports as well as recruitment, development, and management of staff.

Salary - £32,082 per annum benefits.

Hours – Monday – Friday 0900 – 1600 but will need to flexible

Area – Margate county of Ken

Position - Permanent position 

Responsibilities – Service Manager

  • To manage all aspects of the homes and to ensure that CQC regulations and policies are adhered to at all time.
  • To oversee the financial budgets and staffing for the care packages.
  • To ensure that the safety and dignity of service users is upheld at all times.
  • To oversee staff supervisions and staff development.
  • To enable service users to live as independently as possible.
  • To promote values and standards of the service provider.

Skills required – Service Manager

  • You will need to have previous experience as a Manager or a similar senior role within the care industry.
  • This role requires a minimum of an NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care qualification.
  • Completed, working towards, or willing to achieve their NVQ/Diploma Level 5.
  • The position requires the candidate to be computer literate, good numeracy, and literacy skills, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills, and as well as being confident and reliable, they must have a strong desire to succeed.
  • Experienced in supporting complex care packages
  • Must be a commutable distance from Margate county of Ken

Benefits – Service Manager

  • Pension
  • Competitive salary - £32,082 per annum benefits.
  • Long term employment due to continued growth
  • Competitive holiday entitlement
  • Motivated management and employees
  • Flexible working hours
  • Personal pension plan
  • Health plan:
  • Recommend a friend scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (counselling & support)
  • Online Health Portal:
  • O2 mobile discounts:
  • The Benefits Website

The position of Service Manager is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Gergana Atanasova at the Peterborough Office for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Margate, county of Ken.

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Support Worker - Learning Disability
£ 11 - £ 12 per hour
Clacton-on-Sea
Posted: 15 November 2022
Expires: 15 December 2022

Are you a hardworking, dedicated individual? Well, you’re in luck!!!

Gap Healthcare is currently looking for a passionate support worker to join their amazing team. You will be working with adults and young individuals with Learning and Physical Disabilities within the Clacton-on-Sea area.

Benefits of being a temporary Support Worker with Gap Healthcare:

  • Flexibility to choose shifts that suit your lifestyle via our app
  • Free uniform
  • Free ongoing training
  • Full time or part time hours to suit
  • Temp of the month reward scheme
  • Support from out of hours service
  • Access to permanent opportunities
  • Weekly pay
  • Enhanced pay rates for weekend and Bank Holidays
  • Paid annual leave and pension contribution
  • Quick registration process via our online portal

We are also offering a Refer a Friend Bonus Scheme!!!

So, if you have any previous experience working as a Support Worker or an HCA and you are passionate about delivering excellent care, please apply today or call us on 01473350255!

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Service Manager Home Care
£ 33,000 - £ 33,000 per year
Ipswich
Posted: 10 November 2022
Expires: 10 December 2022

Service Manager – Home Care

Are you an established leader who strives for excellence in all aspects of your working life? If so then look no further! A great and exciting opportunity has just come available for a Service Manager – Home Care. Home care providing support for adults with complex care needs in their own home. Service users will have Learning Disabilities and associated mental health conditions. The care packages are located around Ipswich and Colchester.

My client is well established and has achieved a good rating from the CQC and is looking for a Service Manager – Home Care to oversee the services and to further improve and maintain the high standards that are embedded throughout their values and service delivery.

Salary - £30,000 plus a £3,000 car allowance.

Hours – Monday – Friday 0900 – 1800 but will need to participate in the on-call rota

Area – Covering complex care packages for Learning Disabilities in Ipswich and Colchester

Position - Permanent position 

Responsibilities – Service Manager – Home Care

To manage all aspects of the home and to ensure that CQC regulations and policies are adhered to at all time.

To oversee the financial budgets and staffing for the care packages.

To ensure that the safety and dignity of service users is upheld at all times.

To oversee staff supervisions and staff development.

To enable service users to live as independently as possible.

To promote values and standards of the service provider.

Skills required – Service Manager – Home Care

You will need to have previous experience as a Manager or a similar senior role within the care industry.

This role requires a minimum of an NVQ/Diploma Level 3 in Health & Social Care qualification.

Completed, working towards, or willing to achieve their NVQ/Diploma Level 5.

The position requires the candidate to be computer literate, good numeracy and literacy skills, with strong interpersonal and customer service skills, and as well as being confident and reliable, they must have a strong desire to succeed.

Experienced in supporting complex care packages

Must be a commutable distance from Ipswich and Colchester.

Benefits – Service Manager – Home Care

Pension

Competitive salary - £30,000 plus £3,000 car allowance

Long term employment due to continued growth

Competitive holiday entitlement

Motivated management and employees

The position of Complex Care Manager – Home Care is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Matt Duffy at the Peterborough Office for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Ipswich and Colchester.

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