Learning Disabilities Support Worker

£11.00 - £21.00 hourly
  • Graham
  • Remote (Within the community)
  • Jun 01, 2024
Full time other

Job Description

Self-employed Group Leader: Adult Social Care Worker – Special Needs in Cambridgeshire/Bedfordshire.

Hours available throughout the week

Do you want to help people with Learning Disabilities access their local community Want to help them gain confidence? Life-skills? To socialise and make new friends? If you answered yes to the above, we want to hear from you!

Job Main Purposes:

To provide community based activity opportunities for Adults with Learning Disabilities To facilitate the development of social interaction, friendship and community social inclusion for Adults with Learning Disabilities

To offer an outstanding quality of Adult Social Care for our individuals, their families and communities

To empower our individuals to demonstrate social progressions through target setting, leading to social up-skilling

Job Benefits:

From £11.00 to £21.00 an hour

Flexible, fun working days

Training and development

Little paperwork: Digital communications and record keeping

Joining an award winning Learning Disabilities organisation

Responsibilities and Duties:

Work within The Inclusion Project Network to support and facilitate social, leisure and fitness activities for Adults with Learning Disabilities

7 (day) 4 (evenings) -hour working days, including driving time to collect and return the individuals from and to their homes

Complete target setting and progressions evidence records, using ICT

Liaise with Area Managers to ensure social care is person-centred and assessed

Liaise with the individuals and their parents/guardians regarding targets, assessments and opportunities for social progressions

To monitor and feedback on individuals’ progress

Where required provide data, reviews and reports on Participants and the service

To attend regular team meetings and training

Qualifications and Skills:

Must have a minimum of 3 years’ experience of working with Adults with Learning Disabilities

Must have at least 2 years’ driving experience with clean driving license

Excellent communication skills; is caring; safety / risk aware; responsive; effective; reliable; punctual; organised; has flexibility; adaptability; resilience and initiative

Has passion and enthusiasm to maintain The Inclusion Project’s outstanding and innovative quality standards of care, mission statement and values

Has the ability to build rapport and negotiate, and to develop life-skills with our Participants

Willing to learn new skills and to develop current knowledge.

Job Types:

Full-time, Part-time

Salary:

£11.00-£21.00 per hour

Benefits:

Casual dress

Day range:

Monday to Friday at the moment

Experience:

  • social care: 3 years (required)
  • Driving: 2 years (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required)

Work Location: On the road

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: £11.00-£21.00 per hour

Expected hours: 7 – 35 per week

Day range:

  • Monday to Friday

Shift:

  • Day shift

Education:

  • GCSE or equivalent (preferred)

Experience:

  • Supporting Adults with Special Needs: 3 years (preferred)

Language:

  • English (required)

Licence/Certification:

  • Driving Licence (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: On the road/in the community