We are recruiting for a Support Worker (Learning Disabilities; Supported Living)
Salary: starting salary £9.50 per hour + sleep in payments
Full time (37.5 hours per week) and part-time or job-sharing posts available
Hours: different opportunities and contracts available, including full-time (37.5 hours per week) and part-time or job-sharing posts
Do you want to be part of a unique Community where people live, work, learn and celebrate life together?
Camphill Milton Keynes Communities is a charity providing holistic person-centred support for adults with learning disabilities and autism. We support our residents in all aspects of their daily lives and believe that each person should be appreciated and accepted for their unique abilities.
About the role:
Our Support workers (social care workers) play a key role in enabling residents to achieve their goals and aspirations through their ongoing development.
The duties are varied and no two days will be the same. However, as a general guide, duties may include some support with personal care needs and medication as well as help to take part in a wide range of special interests and activities that support resident’s health and wellbeing such as cooking, arts and crafts, watching the footie, musical events, shopping trips and social occasions.
It is important that you can demonstrate a flexible approach to work as you will be required to cover a weekly rota, which includes evenings, weekends, sleep-ins and Bank holidays.
You don’t need any qualifications as a full induction plus professional training will be provided.
The most important thing is a caring attitude, compassion, genuine interest in people and willingness to work in accordance with our Mission and Vision Statement.
Why join us?
“Thank you for your amazing support and the chance to learn amongst very competent staff, lovely people and atmosphere” (a new support worker).
- We are keen on staff development! We offer excellent professional and career development and training opportunities, including professional qualifications.
- We promote a diverse, friendly and high-quality working environment with flexible shift patterns.
- We offer the opportunity to work amongst a team of dedicated, creative and supportive colleagues.
- We provide a fully paid DBS, generous holiday and work pension scheme.
If you are interested in this unique opportunity, then please apply by submitting your CV and a short supporting statement (Cover letter):
“What is it about working with us in this position that interests you and what skills, experience and values can you bring”?
To submit your CV & Supporting Statement, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to find out more about us and our Mission & Vision.
*If you would prefer to complete an application form, you can either download one from the attachments, email email@example.com or phone us on 01908 235 000 and we will send an application form to you.
Please Note: we review applications frequently and interviews will take place shortly after we shortlist them. If we feel we have received a sufficient number of applications, we reserve the right to close the advert early. Don’t hesitate and apply as soon as possible.
We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and eligibility to work in the UK.
Registered Charity 283556