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Support Worker

Residential Support Worker Adults with Autism, Learning Disabilities and Physical Disabilities

Location: Cinderford Area

Position: Day Support Worker

Salary:  £17,000- £18,000 plus sleep in allowance

Contract: Full Time contract 42

Shifts: early's, lates and every other weekend and sleep ins

Do you want to join a fantastic healthcare provider based in the Cinderford area who are passionate about offering the best service to both staff and clients

Are you looking for a new, exciting and rewarding career in the Cinderford area Would you like to join a team of passionate Support Workers

You will be providing support to maximise the potential of an individuals life, promote independence  and encourage the individual to lead a fulfilling life by encouraging a person centre approach.

The service is located in the residential area in Cinderford so easy access using public transport.

The service tailors its approach to each individuals needs and requirements ensuring that the resident health and well-being is paramount.

The service offers a vast range of indoor and outdoor activities such as swimming, horse riding, bowling, trips to the cinema, trips out to the pub and shopping are readily available to keep the residents engaged and stimulated.

Responsibilities of Support Worker :

  • Assisting with individual's care including personal care and assisting to maintain a high standard of hygiene, this may include manual handling.
  • You would be assisting the adults to maintain their own network of friends and relationships
  • Supporting home visits and inviting people to the service where possible.
  • Encourage the residents with every aspect of their personal development, social skills, personal care, and interaction.
  • Working as a part of a team with good commutation skills is essential
  • Assisting with accessing the community
  • Assisting with attending medical appointments with healthcare professionals

Person Specification for Support Worker :

  • Caring and Passionate Individual
  • Flexible with working Earlies, Lates, Sleep Ins and every other weekend
  • Enthusiasm, Compassionate and a strong Interest to work with Adults with Physical and Learning Difficulties.
  • Experience within Health and Social Care is advantageous but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective organisational capability
  • Flexibility to respond to the changing needs of those who we support
  • Proactive and hardworking individual.

Benefits to you as a Support Worker:


  • A competitive salary
  • DBS costs covered
  • Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
  • 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cashback rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Just Drive scheme
  • SMART Childcare Vouchers
  • SMART Pension option

Don't miss out on being rewarded with amazing job satisfaction and feeling part of a community.

This leading healthcare provider based in Cinderford, Gloucestershire is passionate about offering the best service to both staff and clients.

So apply today!

If this exciting opportunity is of interest to you please apply immediately or call the permanent recruitment team on 07584599276, alternatively email your CV to


  • Rate: £17k - 18k per year
  • Location: Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Emergency_Services
  • Recruiter: Safehands Recruitment
  • Contact: Sarah Jane Phillips
  • Tel: 02920660200
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 0000063832
  • Posted: 2018-06-29 10:18:33 -

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