Learning Disabilities Support Worker – Brentwood

Location: Walter Boyce Day Service - Learning Disabilities

Closing Date: 10 July 2022

Salary: £10.00 to £10.80 per hour dependent on experience

Specific Hours: Full time and Part time hours available

Learning Disabilities Support Worker – Brentwood

Salary:        £10.00 to £10.80 per hour dependent on experience. 
Hours:         Full time and Part time with occasional weekend and evening shifts
Location:    Walter Boyce Day Centre, Brentwood

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

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

What we can offer you as a Learning Disabilities Support Worker:

  • £500 new starter bonus*
  • Competitive rate of pay in your local area
  • 24 days annual leave a year, plus bank holidays, rising with service
  • Full paid induction at normal hourly rate
  • 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
  • Discount on your favourite retail brands, restaurants, holidays, and more
  • Refer a friend scheme of £1500

To be considered as a Learning Disabilities 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 required across Essex to attend training, work at other centres, and in the community.

To view the full job description for our Learning Disabilities 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.

*Terms and conditions apply for new starter bonus, payable after 12 months service


Apply now