LD Support Worker - Loughton

Location: Loughton Day Service - Learning Disabilities

Closing Date: 03 December 2021

Salary: £16,487 - £20,964 per annum depending on experience

Specific Hours: 37 hours a week

LD Support Worker - Loughton

Salary:     £16,487 - £20,964 per annum depending on experience
Hours:      Full time, 37 hours a week with occasional weekend and evening shifts
Location:  Loughton Day Centre

Are you looking for a rewarding career and have the passion to make a difference?

Take the next step in your career and become an LD Support Worker (known internally as a Care Assistant) with the ECL team.

What we can offer you as an LD Support Worker:

  • Competitive rate of pay in your local area
  • Up to 24 days annual leave a year, plus bank holidays, rising with service
  • Full paid induction
  • Lots of ongoing training opportunities for you to develop your career and skills
  • Free enhanced DBS check
  • Free uniform if required for role & PPE
  • Enhanced contributory pension scheme
  • Annual salary reviews and performance bonus
  • Healthcare support scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme of £1000

To be considered as an LD Support Worker you need:

  • To be passionate about providing a high level of care and support to adults with learning disabilities and/or autism
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills
  • To possess an empathetic approach
  • To be willing to provide personal care
  • Basic IT skills
  • A proactive approach to work and be able to work on your own initiative
  • To be able to work flexibly depending on the needs of the work environment

Previous experience in the care industry is preferred but not essential as full training will be provided.

Travel will be required across Essex to attend training, to work at other centres and to work in the community.

To view the full job description for our LD Support Worker (Care Assistant) role, please click here. 

Come and join the team:

  • Play a crucial part in supporting our customers to lead fulfilling and independent lives
  • Encourage people to take part in a wide range of social and physical activities
  • Strengthen our customers confidence for them to get out and about in the community
  • Champion our life-affirming and forward-thinking Day Centre service
  • Help our customers to become digital and access online services

We are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitable candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We have a written policy on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders, which is available to view here.

We are proud to be part of the Disability Confident scheme which helps to employ, support and promote disabled people in the workplace.

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