Learning Disability Support Worker

JOB TITLE Community Support Workers

Salary: £5,639.92 (£9.68 per hour)

Location: Baldock area

Hours: 11 hours per week

Tuesday evenings, 5-10pm and Thursday 10-4pm

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and creative person to become part of our team to help us to deliver our exciting projects across East & North Hertfordshire.

Our services offer a range of support both 1:1, or small group work within our building based services, or out in the local communities.

Experience of working with and a positive attitude towards people with learning disabilities are essential.

We are looking for people who are able to work independently and proactively to ensure a safe and happy environment for the people who access our services.

Typically you will work one to one or with small groups of people who attend our projects. Our projects work Monday to Friday with some evening social projects too.

A willingness to work occasional weekends for fundraising activities to help support the work of our charity would be great. 

You will be experienced at managing situations and behaviours that challenge, Experience of working with vulnerable people and/or children would be an advantage.

You will provide assistance with care, personal support in order to support them attain their full potential, maximise options available and encourage choice, participation and motivation. 

About you: 

– To be compassionate, creative, and honest and love working with people. 
– To bring great positive energy. 
– To work well as part of a team. 
– You will need plenty of enthusiasm and passion for our work. 

The ideal applicant should be enthusiastic with excellent communication skills and have the ability to plan and deliver activities which provide a variety of experiences for the people who attend our services

We are looking for people who just have the passion and drive to make a difference.

You will need to follow health and safety regulations and work in accordance with all safeguarding procedures.

Car drivers with own vehicle are desirable.

NVQ 2/3 is an advantage but not essential

All posts are subject to interview, DBS check and references.

For further information and an application pack please visit our website www.guideposts.org.uk or  Email: guideposts.ware@guideposts.org.uk  or call 01920 484946

Closing date: tbc         

 Interviews to be held in Ware: Date TBC