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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities

Derby & Surrounding Areas

Job Ref: 1242234BAS

10 - 15 Per Week

Start Date: 2022-05-31


Benefit: Flexible Hours

Are you an experienced Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant?  We work with a number of organisations that manage supported living residential properties in Derby and surrounding areas.  Each home supports 4-6 residents with learning disabilities and/or physical disabilities.  

A variety of shifts are available - earlies, lates, long days, waking nights and sleep-ins.  Whether you are looking for one or two shifts per week, or to work 5 or more shifts per week, we will work with you to find shifts that meet your needs. 


What you’ll be doing

As a Support Worker with Kare Plus, your focus will be on providing the highest quality service at all times.  You will deliver hands-on person-centred care at our client’s residential home, including:

  • Assisting residents with a range of personal care tasks, which may include supporting them with dressing, assisting with their meals throughout the day and managing their personal hygiene needs
  • Assisting residents with limited mobility
  • Assisting residents with visual impairments
  • Supporting with decision making, community engagement, trips out and other activities
  • Working with the care team to ensure that the shift runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Supporting residents to maintain their dignity and independence in a way that fits not only their care needs, but also their personal preferences


Why Kare Plus?

As a member of the Kare Plus team you will receive:

  • Competitive hourly rates of pay, from £10 to £16 p/h
  • Accrue holiday pay for every hour that you work
  • Referral bonus scheme
  • A digital registration process
  • Free DBS 
  • Work in your local area, in a variety of settings, offering you the opportunity to specialise in a particular area or to build experience across a range of clients
  • Free training and ongoing development
  • A friendly team, striving to fulfil your work needs
  • 24/7 on-call support team


Who we’re looking for:

To become a Support Worker with Kare Plus, you will need at least 3 months’ experience as a Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant within the last 5 years in the UK. 

If you have previous experience supporting those with learning disabilities, epilepsy, or the visually impaired this would be advantageous.

Because we always put our customers first, you will need to have great communication skills both in interacting with those you are caring for and working with others involved in providing care. 

You’re respectful and possess a highly compassionate nature that means you are willing to go above and beyond to deliver the best possible care.  You have a real sense of pride in your work and the difference you can make to our customers and their loved ones.

A full, clean, UK driving licence is preferred (vehicle will be provided).  

To apply:

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity that would be perfect for you then please apply now, give us a call on 01737 914 000, or email [email protected]

We look forward to working with you! 


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