Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Locations
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Branch name
Gloucester
Contract
Permanent
Status
Full Time
Salary
Up to £15.29 per hour
Newcross Healthcare is looking for compassionate Support Workers to support our service users with learning disabilities in Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Moreton-in-Marsh and the surroundings.

If you're looking for a new role and feel like you'd be interested in working for Newcross Healthcare, one of Britain's leading providers of care, carry on reading!

You can make a positive difference to someone's life

Newcross Healthcare are currently hiring Support Workers to provide expert support to our service users living in Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Moreton-in-Marsh and the local surrounds.

Our friendly Gloucester branch are located at 121-131 Eastgate St, close to Gloucester Railway and Cathedral.

The Role

As a Support Worker your responsibilities will include; assisting with person-centred daily tasks, helping with clinical requirements, social activities and any other additional services that will enable dignified and independent living.

It is essential that you have a calm approach as you will be working with service users living with physical or learning disabilities.

What you need to have:

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • Previous experience for at least 3 months in a similar role
  • Referees that can attest to your employment for the past 3 years
  • A Moving and Handling course certificate (or you are willing to enrol and complete course)
  • Access to a smart device with internet access to manage your timesheets, online rota and payslips via our app, HealthForceGo
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable, but not essential

The Advantages

  • Salary of up to £15.29/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • Flexible working hours across weekdays, nights and weekends
  • Perks at Work - Take advantage of 30,000 discounts at high street retailers
  • 24-hour clinical support through a dedicated central team and clinical governance

Key Features

Newcross will help in your career progression, offering over 200 training programmes ensuring that you always have the opportunity to develop in your role, learn new skills and progress even further in your healthcare career.

You will also benefit from our new Flexi Pay feature on our HealthForceGo app, where you can decide when you want to be paid. Simply submit your timesheet by 5pm and be paid up to 50% of the value of your shift the very same day!

Click the button to Apply

Our applicants now have access to video interviewing, so rather than having to travel to an interview, they can talk to us from the comfort of their own home.

If you are unable to successfully apply online, please call us on 0800 252 881 and our team will be sure to assist you.

Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.