Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Are you an experienced Support Worker within Adult Social Care desiring a new opportunity in West Berkshire?

I am seeking experienced Support Workers and Carers to join my current workforce as regular employees for a Supported Living service in Newbury working with adults with Learning Disabilities.

This position although on a temporary basis will offer the opportunity to a flexible individual to pick up regular shifts each week including block booking each month in advance.

Newbury, Berkshire - Getting here (by car):


15 mins Thatcham


20 mins from Hungerford


30 mins from Basingstoke


30 mins from Central Reading

Shift patterns - Monday - Sunday:

Days: 7.00-22.00 / 7.00-15.00 / 15.00-22.00

WN: 21.45 - 7.15


£9.00 - £12 per hour (subject to payment and shift type)

Requirements for you as the Support Worker:

  • Enhanced DBS (on the update service)

  • Prior experience supporting vulnerable adults with a range of learning disabilities

  • Experience or awareness with Autism and Epilepsy is desirable

  • Former experience within a Supported Living environment promoting independence

  • Excellent communication skills including reading and writing

  • Ability to learn and pick up tasks quickly

  • Considerate and flexible with working hours /days

  • Committed - there are regular shifts for this service available for hard working individuals

  • Up-to-date mandatory training


  • Clean Valid UK Driver (Desirable)

Responsibilities for you as the Support Worker:

  • Supporting service users with daily needs

  • Encouraging and supportive approach to get the service users active with daily tasks and events

  • Working closely with service users, staff, families, and other relevant professionals

  • Following service user care plans

  • Consistently promoting independence to service users

Benefits for you as the Support Worker:

  • Flexible working hours - become full or part time at your own pace!

  • Flexible working areas

  • *Paid training provided by Charles Hunter Associates

  • Ability to change the lives of vulnerable adults

  • Opportunities to work alongside an experienced, supportive team

  • By joining my workforce, you in return get a dedicated consultant working with you each week

If you are interested in this Support Worker role, please call on 07467 822601 or email

If this role is not for you but you are interested in a career in Social Care, please get in touch as we have many opportunities available!

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