Support Worker Learning Disabilities

Support Worker Learning Disabilities

Hft | Leicester, LE1 1, GB

Posted 7 days ago

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to join us? "Make a real difference to people's lives."
Type of service - Supported Living for Adults with Learning Disabilities.
Location - 2 St. Marys Road, Market Harborough, LE16 7DU
You can commute to this location by train from Leicester City Centre.
Salary information - £9.90 p/h up to 37.5 hours, plus extra for sleep-in's, 10% overtime allowance
Working hours We provide 24/7 support to some people, so you will need to have flexibility to work shifts, including sleep in nights, weekends and bank holidays.
A full UK driving licence is essential for this role as public transport is very restricted.
Hft are looking for Support Workers to join our friendly and welcoming team. This is your opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives.
For more information on the role, please contact Tracey Reynolds or Lisa Preston: Telephone:
Experience is not essential
We provide all the training you need to be a confident support worker.
Whether you are an experienced professional or completely new to the world of care, we want you to be a compassionate and friendly individual, who shares our Values to support people to live the 'best possible life'
What matters most is a positive attitude to life and a desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible.
You will need to have good listening skills and a practical, caring approach.
Basic computer literacy is a necessity, as the role requires you to retrieve and record information using a variety of IT systems.
What will you be doing? - No two days are the same.
Giving the highest possible standards of support to individuals with moderate to severe learning disabilities.
Supporting them to discover new interests, reaching goals like travelling and holidays and working positively with their families and friends.
Helping individuals to engage in different leisure, home or work-related activities, all according to their personal choice.
Providing physical and emotional support
Helping with household tasks and personal care as well as supporting individuals with healthcare needs, e.g. taking medication.
Enabling the people we support to have choices about their own lives, providing flexible services that meet people's needs, and always looking for the best way of doing things.
What's in it for you? - Benefits and career development
We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way.
If you do not already have a relevant qualification in Health and Social Care, Hft will fully fund and provide training for you to obtain your Diploma in a Health and Social Care within the first 18 months of your employment.
With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.
We offer
25 days annual leave (plus 8 days statutory Bank holidays)
20% bank holidays allowance with an increased rate of 50% for Christmas Day, Boxing day and New Years Day
Apprenticeships - Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 apprenticeship employer (ranked 11th in 2020)
Access to the Hft Plus benefits package
Access to award-winning training and development
Annual staff award scheme
A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
Free DBS Check
We ask all our teams to take advantage of the Covid-19 vaccination, which is offered to frontline support workers as a priority group. We strongly encourage all colleagues to remain fully vaccinated as part of our wider infection control procedures.
Find your place with us and change lives.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Part-time hours: 20- 37.5 per week
Salary: £9.90 per hour
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Weekend availability
Application question(s):
'Do you require employment sponsorship to be able to work in the UK? If your answer is "Yes", kindly please do NOT apply for this role as Hft does NOT provide visa sponsorship.'
Which document will you provide as your proof of right to work in the UK?
Care Workers: 1 year (preferred)
Work authorisation:
United Kingdom (required)
Reference ID: 5135