Service Care Solutions Ltd
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Learning Disability Support Worker

We are currently looking for a Learning Disability Support Worker to work within a specialist private supported living service based in Wakefield!





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Temporary Pay Rate:



  • Standard Days: £11ph ltd

  • Nights & Saturdays: £12ph ltd

  • Sundays & Bank Holidays: £13ph ltd



Hours and length of contract:



  • Full or Part Time

  • Initial 3 month contract length, likelihood of extension

  • DAYS OR NIGHT CONTRACT

    • Long Days: 8am-8pm

    • Long Nights: 8pm to 8am



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



Daily Duties:


You will work within a private supported living complex which contains 19 ensuites, 9 of which are individual self-contained flats, for adults with learning disabilities and complex care needs.

As a support worker your role will be to support these individuals to live as independently as possible.


Complex needs can include:



  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASC)

  • Asperger's Syndrome

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Depression

  • Downs Syndrome

  • Epilepsy

  • Personality Disorder

  • Schizophrenia

  • Speech and Language Difficulties



As a support worker you will provide high quality and compassionate care to the service users, be responsible for their general well-being.


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

  • Support with food shopping, gardening, pottery

  • Giving medication as required

  • Completing written reports and notes

  • Supporting tenants with leisure activities such as: arts and crafts, dancing, music, football, bowling, cinema



Person specification


The applicant must have a clear DBS and have recent and relevant experience and an NVQ in Health and Social Care.



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