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
£ 20,321 - £ 20,321 per year
Worksop
Posted: 24 March 2023
Expires: 23 April 2023

Support Worker

Do you want to make a difference daily supporting adults in living as independently as possible? We’re looking for motivated Support Workers to support adults with emotional, behavioural, and learning difficulties. This service is located in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

My client is well established and their services are managed to a high standard and they are looking for Support Workers with the confidence and ability to make a difference. You will need to support service users and colleagues on the service and further improve and maintain the high standards that are embedded throughout their values and service delivery.

  • Salary - £10.02 per hours / £20,320.56 per annum (FT 39 hours)
  • Hours – Full time and part time hours available  
  • Area – Worksop, Nottinghamshire
  • Permanent position

Responsibilities Support Worker

  • Form positive relationships with service users and provide an environment in which they feel safe and free from harm.
  • Support service users gain self-control by rewarding positive behaviours and challenging unacceptable behaviour.
  • Ensuring each care plan is followed and amended as required to reflect their changing needs.
  • Assisting service users with practical matters such as cooking, cleaning and personal care.
  • Providing a positive role model able to offer advice, guidance, and assistance where appropriate.

Skills required Support Worker

  • Willingness to learn and gain an understanding of emotional, behavioural, and learning difficulties.
  • Caring personality and nature
  • Positive attitude and passion to help others
  • Basic IT and computer skills
  • Full UK Manual driving licence
  • Must be aged 25 and over
  • A commutable distance from Worksop, Nottinghamshire

 Benefits Support Worker

  • Pension
  • Competitive salary – £10.02 per hour £20,320.56 per annum
  • Long term employment due to growth
  • Long term employment due to continued growth.
  • Motivated management and employees.
  • Funding for NVQ level 3 qualification or other qualifications.
  • Clear progression pathway.
  • Fully expensed trips with service users.

The position of Support Worker in very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users on a daily basis. If you feel that you have the desired passion for delivering excellent levels of support and care, then please get in touch with Mariyam Bashir at the Peterborough Office on 01 73 3 606 2 40 for a confidential chat. Please note the vacancy is located in Worksop, Nottinghamshire.

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Assistant Service Manager
£1200 complexity enhancement paid per annum
Bury St Edmunds
Posted: 24 March 2023
Expires: 23 April 2023

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 Bury ST Edmunds?

We have an exciting opportunity an Assistant Service Managers to join the teams in Bury ST Edmunds. The role requires to have clean driving license to be able to drive the car. Working together with a small team of 5 Support Workers, you will support a young gentleman who lives with complex health needs and at times behaviours that can challenge. Experience of working with individuals with multiple and complex needs is essential. There is asleep in provided as well as a wake night shift each night. He is a pleasure to work with and enjoys going to the cinema regularly as well as visiting the zoo. Due to being a single person service his family will be around and getting involved in his support

Overview:

  • Salary – £25,877 per annum £1200 complexity enhancement paid per annum. Company benefits.
  • Hours of Work – 39 hours per week
  • Area – Bury ST Edmunds
  • Shifts - Shift patterns: Monday to Sunday - shifts vary from early mornings to late shifts depending upon the needs of the service users. Occasional night work may be required (subject to change).

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 Benefits website access.
  • Recommend a friend - earn up to £500.
  • Paid annual leave.
  • Flexible working.
  • Support with your wellbeing!
  • ***T&Cs apply ***

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 based in Bury ST Edmunds.

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Recruitment Team Leader Healthcare
£ 30,000 - £ 35,000 per year
Nottingham
Posted: 23 March 2023
Expires: 22 April 2023

Recruitment Team Leader Healthcare

Do you have a passion for driving performance and recruitment, looking for a new and exciting challenge? Look no further as a great opportunity has just become available! gap healthcare are currently on the lookout for passionate and motivated Recruitment Team Leader Healthcare to support learning and development in a healthcare setting located near to Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

As the Recruitment Team Leader Healthcare you will support a team of recruiters to drive efficiency and to give candidates a positive candidate journey from interview to onboarding. You will manage the team day to day whilst analysing data and trends in the market place to drive forward recruitment and retention.

  • Salary – Circa £35,000 per annum
  • Hours – 40 hours per week Monday to Friday hybrid working available.
  • Area – Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.
  • Full time permanent position

Responsibilities – Recruitment Team Leader Healthcare

  • Leading by example and providing inspiration and motivation for others in order to create a shared culture and positive climate
  • Supporting the training, monitoring, assessment and development of Recruiters within the organisation.
  • Motivating and empowering all staff to carry out their roles to the highest standard.
  • Maintaining appropriate structures to support leadership at all levels, ensuring clear delegation of tasks and responsibilities.
  • Contributing to development planning, review and self-evaluation processes.
  • Having a working understanding of recruitment budget’s and processes, administration and control.
  • Oversee external recruitment events.
  • Be an advocate for the company and brand.

 Skills Required – Recruitment Team Leader Healthcare   

  • Enthusiasm.
  • Imagination.
  • Have experience of high volume recruitment within the healthcare sector.
  • Have previously managed medium size teams within the recruitment market place.
  • Knowledge of the full recruitment life cycle to onboarding and compliance within healthcare.
  • Have a sound knowledge of the healthcare market place and strategies.
  • Evidence of strong communication skills and stakeholder management both internally and externally.
  • Can evidence successful previous large scale recruitment campaigns.
  • Be a commutable distance from Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

 

The position of Recruitment Team Leader Healthcare plays a vital role in ensuring that the daily operations of the recruitment team and wider business can continue to a high standard. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity then please contact Matt Duffy at the Peterborough Office 01 73 360 6 24 0 for a confidential chat. Please be advised that this vacancy is located near to Nottingham, Nottinghamshire.

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Night Support Worker
£ 12 - £ 12 per hour
Up Hatherley
Posted: 23 March 2023
Expires: 22 April 2023

Night Support Worker

Have you got experience of working with people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions on a full or part time position?

My client has 24 hour supported living home for 11 service users with PLMD (Profound multiple learning disabilities), we have six service users with severe epilepsy. To take part and enjoy day to day daily living, including all aspects of intimate personal care. Also enjoy a wide range of person-centred activities with full staff support such as attending hydro for hydrotherapy, art sessions, sailing, going on walks, use of public transport, day trips and visits to the cinema and others. Staff would be prepared to drive the service users’ vehicles so they can access their chosen activity and be able to support them whilst there. Service is located at Hatherley, Cheltenham.

  • Job Title:  Support Worker
  • Location:  Hatherley, Cheltenham
  • Contract Type:  Permanent - Full Time or Part Time
  • Salary: £12.44 per hour

Responsibilities of Night Support Worker

  • Assisting with the practical tasks relating to the care of the service users such as cooking and cleaning.
  • Establishing constructive relationships with the service users; ensuring they are always treated with the upmost respect and dignity.
  • Ensuring that the needs of the service users in your care are being met by way of regularly reviewing and recording any changes to their needs.
  • Meeting the physical, emotional, and cultural needs of the service users.
  • Continually maintaining clear, accurate and up to date records of the service users you will be working with.
  • Assist with the administration of medication in accordance with internal policies and legal requirements.
  • Provide a supportive environment for the service users to meet their full potential.

Skills Required of Night Support Worker

  • A genuine interest and passion for care work priding yourself on the service you provide in helping service users to progress and develop.
  • There can be times when the position can be very challenging, and so resilience is an essential skill – However the team are always there to help and work together.
  • It is essential that you are a team player as you will be working closely with all levels of the support team to provide the best care possible.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) as you will be responsible for accurate and frequent record keeping on the service users.
  • Basic IT skills will be beneficial.
  • Hold a NVQ Level 2, additional qualifications related to care would be beneficial for your application.
  • Experience working with service users with mental health conditions and challenging behaviour is essential.
  • Hold a valid UK driver’s license would be beneficial for your application.

Benefit

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus, the option to buy or sell additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone-based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans

The position of Night Support Worker is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users daily. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Gergana Atanasova at the Peterborough Office on 01733 606 240 for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Hatherley, Cheltenham.

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Support Worker
£ 11 - £ 12 per hour
Hucclecote
Posted: 23 March 2023
Expires: 22 April 2023

Support Worker

Can you inspire and motivate people living with learning disabilities to achieve their dreams and aspirations?

My client has a 24-hour supported living home for 8 service users with PLMD (Profound multiple learning disabilities), they have five service users with severe epilepsy. Supporting service users with their medication and prepare and cook their meals throughout the day with full 1:1 support to assisting them to enjoy the meal that has been prepared. To take part and enjoy day to day daily living, including all aspects of intimate personal care.

  • Job Title:  Support Worker
  • Location:  Hucclecote, Gloucester
  • Contract Type:  Permanent - Full Time day or night
  • Salary: £10.54 per hour day or £12.44 per hour night

Support Worker Responsibilities:

  • You’ll support adults with lots of different needs such as learning disabilities.
  • You’ll support them to flourish in a place they call home.
  • You’ll empower the people we support to be ambitious and live fulfilled lives
  • You’ll give high-quality support tailored to people’s needs
  • You’ll do activities like cooking, art or listening to music. And get out for movie nights and food outings
  • There is of course practical support too and helping people to reach their goals in smaller ways.
  • You’ll manage medication, shopping, health needs and hygiene as well as keep things tidy and safe
  • And of course, you will follow our procedures, so we give consistent, safe, and reliable care and support

Skills Required of Support Worker:

  • A genuine interest and passion for care work priding yourself on the service you provide in helping service users to progress and develop.
  • There can be times when the position can be very challenging, and so resilience is an essential skill – However the team are always there to help and work together.
  • It is essential that you are a team player as you will be working closely with all levels of the support team to provide the best care possible.
  • Excellent communication (both written and verbal) as you will be responsible for accurate and frequent record keeping on the service users.
  • Basic IT skills will be beneficial.
  • Hold a NVQ Level 2, additional qualifications related to care would be beneficial for your application.
  • Experience working with service users with mental health conditions and challenging behaviour is essential.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus the option to buy or sell additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You will also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone-based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans

The position of Support Worker – Learning Disabilities is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users daily. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Gergana Atanasova at the Peterborough Office on 01733 606 240 for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Hucclecote, Gloucester.

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Support Worker
£ 11 - £ 11 per hour
Minsterworth
Posted: 23 March 2023
Expires: 22 April 2023

Support Worker

Do you enjoy having a rewarding job where you can really make a difference?

My client has a small, supported living home that has 6 service uses. The service uses are supported with their day to day living and personal care requirements and also enjoy a range of person-centred activities that the staff support them with such as swimming, art, sailing, hydrotherapy, going on walks, horse riding and delivering the local magazine which enables them to be part of the community they live in. The service is located at Minsterworth, Gloucester.

  • Job Title:  Support Worker
  • Location:  Minsterworth, Gloucester
  • Contract Type:  Permanent - Full Time or Part Time
  • Salary: £10.54 per hour

Key Responsibilities of Support Worker:

  • To assist in the direct care provision of all aspects of the service users assessed care needs.
  • To participate in the basic nursing care of the service users under the supervision of trained staff e.g., bed bathing, pressure area, mouth care, and eye care.
  • To assist with problems with mobility, including those of mobility aids, where appropriate.
  • To help in the serving of meals and drinks, feeding those service users who are unable to feed themselves and ensuring that each resident receives the meal or diet that he/she has requested and is suitable for his/her needs.
  • Report immediately to the team leader in any accident or untoward incident, which may occur to a resident or a member of staff.
  • Assist in activities within the Home.
  • To help to maintain a safe environment for staff, service users and visitors, through awareness of health and safety policies and by attending training as required.
  • To attend appropriate training programmes/courses as available, which will further existing knowledge.
  • To undertake any other duties as required, in order to keeping the healthcare setting running smoothly, as delegated by the trained nursing staff or Home Manager.

Duties of Support Worker:

  • To attend and participate in staff meetings and attend all mandatory training when required
  • To attend supervision and appraisals ensuring that you have prepared for these when required
  • To attend any other training when a need has been identified
  • To assist with domestic duties in the home including cooking cleaning and laundry when the need arises
  • To communicate effectively with other staff, relatives and visitors including professional agencies regarding residents
  • To be fully aware of the fire policy and the awareness of food hygiene regulations
  • To be familiar with all current policies and procedures and understand your duty to comply and implement them when necessary
  • To wear uniform provided with plain black trousers and flat sensible shoes at all times
  • Ensure that you do not use a mobile telephone while on duty
  • To ensure that all information of a confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties
  • To keep all records of domestic work completed after each shift in the appropriate book
  • Understand your duty to whistle blow if you witness bad practice or harm to a service user within the Home
  • To promote and ensure the good reputation of the health care setting at all times

Benefits

  • Comprehensive learning and development opportunities so we can invest in your future – we’re proud to have a silver accreditation from Investors in People. Choose from our range of courses to gain recognised qualifications
  • 28 days’ paid holiday a year, increasing with each year of service up to 30 days. Plus, the option to buy or sell additional holidays and spread the cost
  • An exclusive discounts hub for TP colleagues, to help make your money go further – including high street shopping, pubs and restaurants, mobile phones, gym memberships, and much more. You’ll also have access to the Blue Light Card, for even more discounts and savings!
  • Flexible working solutions to support your work-life balance
  • Life Assurance of up to 3x annual salary and a competitive Pension Scheme to support your savings and security
  • Access to our Rightsteps Therapy service – free, confidential telephone-based counselling sessions, access to an online wellbeing platform, and a Financial Education hub to support your total wellbeing
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme including a Digital GP, legal advice and more – all free to you and your immediate family
  • Recognition awards to recognise colleagues’ inspirational work and dedication, as well as Long Service bonuses to celebrate your commitment to us
  • Flexible benefit options including a Cycle to Work scheme and interest-free Season Ticket Loans

The position of Support Worker is very rewarding and makes a difference to the quality of life for service users daily. If you feel that you are the right person for this great opportunity, then please contact Gergana Atanasova at the Peterborough Office on 01733 606 240 for a confidential chat. Please note that the vacancy is located near to Minsterworth, Gloucester.

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