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Learning Disability Support Worker

Employer
Hightown Housing Association Limited
Location
Berkshire
Salary
£10.90 per hour
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

Job Details

Learning disability support worker (Supported Living)

At Hightown, we`re a housing charity that builds homes and supports people. In Berkshire around Bracknell, Sandhurst, Crowthorne and Wokingham we provide high-quality care and support to adults with learning and physical disabilities.

We are looking for some great new Learning Disability Support Workers to join our teams in the area supporting adults with learning disabilities to achieve their dreams. We have full time, part time and casual roles available.

Who we are looking for

We`re keen to recruit individuals who care regardless of qualifications or experience. We care more about you sharing and demonstrating our values, which are:

  • Putting our residents and service users first
  • Treating people with respect, promoting independence and choice
  • Developing passionate and committed teams
  • Being cost effective without compromising standards or safety

We will give you all the training and support you need to be a Learning Disability Support Worker including a qualification in health and social care, if you don`t already have one.

If you share our values, we`d love you to work for us.

As a Learning Disability Support Worker you will be empowering our service users to lead the life they want and you`ll support them to go out walks, going by car on day trips, to the cinema and bowling. You`ll join a supportive team with a `can do` attitude who engage with our residents to find new things for the service users to join in with whether it`s arts and crafts, cooking or a Friday night disco. As part of the role you will be required to provide personal care and support with eating and drinking.

If a Learning Disability Support Worker role sounds like the right opportunity for you or you want to have an informal chat, please contact us on 01442 292291 or recruitment@hightownha.org.uk

The Benefits

In return for your hard work and commitment as a Learning Disability Support Worker, we offer a considerable benefits package which includes:

  • Generous annual leave allowance of 33 days per year including bank holidays, rising with service
  • Monthly attendance bonus of 1.25% on top of your salary
  • Annual bonuses based on satisfactory performance
  • Regular reviews of salary and cost of living to ensure you receive the market salary for the role. In the last 12 months our salaries have increased by 7.5%
  • An organisational commitment to employee health and wellbeing
  • Life assurance of three times your annual salary and a workplace pension scheme.
  • You will receive two weeks initial training which well pay you for so youve got the basics in place then well provide you with ongoing training and support to deliver outstanding support
  • Fully paid DBS
  • A structured rota so you know your work pattern in advance
  • A commitment to health and wellbeing with a dedicated counselling support line
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Mileage paid for car usage of 45p per mile
  • Opportunities to earn extra through overtime

How to apply

If you are interested in joining our friendly teams as a Learning Disability Support Worker, please click on the link below to apply.

Please find below a link to our Learning Disability Support Worker job description to find out more.

Please note that suitable candidates will be invited to interview throughout the application window and therefore the vacancy may close at short notice. However all candidates will be advised of the outcome of their application and therefore interested candidates are encouraged to apply at their earliest convenience.

In accordance with CQC regulations, appointment to this position will be subject to satisfactory DBS, reference and medical checks.

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We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We are a Disability Confident Employer.

 

 

Company

Hightown is a charitable housing association transforming thousands of lives every year.

We do this by building hundreds of much needed new homes and providing care and supported housing services for a wide range of people. We have high ambitions, a principled approach and a dependable, flexible team that delivers.

We are a charitable association aiming to help people who cannot afford to buy or rent housing at market values. 
  
We currently manage over 7,000 homes (principally in Hertfordshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire) and employ over 1,000 full and part time staff. We have an annual turnover of £90 million and a development programme that will deliver around 450 new affordable homes each year.

Mission 

Building homes. Supporting people.

Values

  • Put residents and service users first.
  • Treat people with respect
  • Be cost effective
  • Don't compromise standards or safety
  • Develop passionate and committed teams

Culture

Hightown’s aim is to provide as many homes as we can at below market rates and a wide range of housing and support for people who are vulnerable and/or disabled. Hightown’s history over more than 50 years shows our continuing focus on our strong social purpose.

We are rated highly for financial and operational performance; and have a high grading from the Regulator of Social Housing.
Hightown is committed to retaining its distinctiveness and its reputation for making projects happen which demonstrate Hightown’s values and contribution to society.

We believe that, by developing decent homes and supporting individuals to live with confidence, independence and choice, our work delivers a tangible positive impact for local communities

Please see our vacancies below:

Company info
Website
Telephone
01442 292309
Location
Hightown House
Maylands Avenue
Hemel Hempstead
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP2 4XH
GB

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