Learning Disability Support Worker

Are you a Learning Disability Support Worker looking for a new opportunity? We have an exciting new role to work within a Learning Disability Respite Service in Bromley, South London.





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Permanent Salary: £18,772 per annum (£9.50ph PAYE)



Hours and length of contract:



  • Permanent FULL TIME 38 hours per week, including weekends on a rota basis

  • Full Time hours for Days

    • 07:00 - 14:30

    • 14:00 - 21:30

    • Occasional Sleep in may be required



  • The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP



Daily Duties:


The client is a nationwide charity who have been providing care and support to older adults and those with mental health or learning disabilities for over 25 years.



You will be working with a service that supports adults 18 years and over with a learning disability and complex needs living in the Bromley area.

The service offers flexible residential short breaks from one night to a week + stay depending on service user need and a variety of approaches are used such as Active Support and Positive Behaviour Support to help service users live as independently as possible.



Daily duties include but are not limited to:



  • Providing physical, emotional, spiritual and social support to service users

  • Working closely with staff and tenants in promoting individual packages of care that reflect the person's chosen lifestyle

  • Supporting tenants in leisure, education and employment services inside and outside of the home

  • Supporting tenants as much as possible to undertake household chores, including planning and pre-paring meals

  • Assisting tenants in maintaining their personal hygiene where necessary

  • Participating in training opportunities to gain a wide understanding of tenants' needs and disabilities

  • Giving medication as required

  • Completing written reports and notes

  • Supporting tenants accessing benefits e.g.

    housing benefit, income support, DLA etc



Benefits of the position:



  • Competitive rate of pay

  • Training/Qualification Opportunities

  • Internal progression opportunities

  • 29 days annual leave + 8 days bank holidays

  • Employee benefits platform, which includes benefits and discounts on things such as cinema tickets, flights/holidays, theme parks, days out plus much more!

  • 24/7 private and confidential Employee Support Helpline - covering a wide range of topics including financial advice, health and well-being and more.

  • Pension Scheme



Person specification:


The applicant must have experience of working with Learning Disabilities, autism and complex behaviours.

Must also hold an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent and be DBS cleared.


Car driver is desirable but not essential.



Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support and Active Support would be very beneficial.



If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to emma.leck@servicecare.org.uk





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