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Full time or part time permanent considered
£8.95 per hour

Immediate opportunities available.

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role? Aspirations are looking for experienced Support Workers who are passionate about supporting individuals within the community to enjoy a fulfilling and independent life.

You will be making a real difference to individuals with complex needs, severe or profound learning disabilities and mental health issues and helping them to adjust to everyday life.

Here at Aspirations Care you will offer individual support and encouragement to help some amazing people to live a fulfilling a life as possible. It can be challenging; however, the rewards are endless and you will have a real sense of achievement.

The role:

You will be supporting adults with complex needs and behaviours that challenge to live in their own homes, helping them to develop new skills and increase their independence.

  • You will build trust and understanding with the people we support.
  • Enable access to the community and get involved in various activities and hobbies in order to have a better quality of life.
  • Support our people with daily tasks such as gardening, cooking or watching a movie.
  • You will need to use your resilience and patience on a daily basis and be able to react quickly to difficult situations.
  • Complete and update care plans
  • Administer medication as required.
  • Ensure safeguarding responsibilities are met and to protect the Adults rights to live safely and free from abuse or neglect.

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience of supporting people who display behaviours that challenge.
  • NVQ level 3 Health and Social Care
  • Compassionate and patient with the desire to make a difference
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure.
  • A good sense of humour.
  • Resilience is key
  • Passionate about providing the best care.
  • Driving licence and transport preferred but not essential.

The Package we offer:

  • Full and comprehensive training programme
  • Commitment to ongoing learning and development
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Employee recognition schemes
  • Optional overtime
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Work life balance

The Company:

Aspirations Care have been supporting adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues and Autism to have a lifestyle that matters to them since 2004. Our aim is to support and encourage individuals to achieve their full potential, no matter how challenging.

At Aspirations we value all colleagues, regardless of age. We are proud to offer pay over the statutory minimum set for young workers and have no set retirement age.

Aspirations is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitability qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy and maternity.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the vulnerable adults that we support and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS Disclosure.