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Learning Disabilities Support Worker

Newcross Healthcare

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Our local branch is based at Global House in Shrewsbury Business Park, which is easily accessible by car and bus.

Are you looking for a job that allows you to make a difference?

Newcross Healthcare is seeking experienced Learning Disabilities Support Workers to care for our service users living in Whitchurch and the surrounding areas.

The supporting role

As a Support Worker, you will be working closely with service users to ensure that they receive high-quality person-centred care at all times in line with their personal care plans. You will be assisting with personal care tasks, daily living activities, clinical needs, development of new skills, meal preparation, social integration activities and any additional services needed.

What is Flexi Pay?

Flexi Pay is an exciting app feature that allows you to instantly withdraw up to 50% of the value of your shift within the same day (Includes weekends and bank holidays)

We require

  • The right to live and work in the UK
  • At least 3 months' previous paid experience working in a care environment in the UK within the last 3 years
  • Referee contact details for your current workplace, including a manager who can comment on your clinical ability, and for all employments in the past 3 years
  • A certificate confirming your participation in a practical Moving and Handling course in the last 12 months or are willing to enrol on a practical Moving and Handling course with Newcross.
  • You will need access to a Smartphone, iPhone (5s or later), iPad or iPod touch compatible with IOS 8.0 (or later) or Android device with a 4.3 operating system (or later), with internet access to manage your rota via our homecare app
  • Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not mandatory

If you have a NVQ2 / SVQ2 in Health and Social Care or currently work in a care assistant job you could be fast tracked through our recruitment process.

Why us?

  • Flexible full time and part time hours with weekday, night and weekend shifts to pick from
  • Perks at Work scheme with 30,000 discounts available in retailers throughout the UK
  • Free training programs earned through credits as you work
  • Benefit from access to a Virtual GP service for consultations, advice and prescriptions*
  • Mental health support* including phone and face-to-face consultations
  • Interview from the comfort of your own home

*Provided in collaboration with a Medicash healthcare plan. Eligible after working 180 hours or the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period.

Exclusive benefits

  • Salary of up to £13.97/hr including holiday pay
  • Free criminal record check (DBS) and uniform
  • Flexi Pay app feature
  • Flexible full time and part time hours
  • Agreed mileage payments for most clients
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral
  • 24-hour support through dedicated central team and clinical governance
  • Perks at Work discounts scheme available
  • Free specialised training programs earned through credits as you work

Next steps

Submit your application today and a member of our recruitment team will be in contact

Join us now!

If you cannot apply online, please call [... Click Apply...]. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

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