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Generic Support Worker

Bracknell Forest Council
£8,400 - £10,000
Waymead, Bracknell, Berkshire
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Weekends
17 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/05/2017 at 11:55 AM
Bracknell Forest Council

We are looking for a support worker to join our Learning Disability Services who is enthusiastic and motivated in providing opportunities and support to individuals. Candidates should be proactive, enthusiastic and committed, with the determination to drive this service forward. You will have an understanding of the challenges faced by individuals with a Learning Disability and the ability to enable people to overcome them. A fun, varied and active role which, although can be challenging at times, is rewarding in the fact that you are having a positive impact on people’s lives.  

It is a diverse, enjoyable role as both you and the people you support take part in various activities in the community, weekends away, accessing leisure and art venues.   As a modern and forward thinking service we encourage staff to develop new ideas for activities and opportunities to individuals we support.

The service operates seven days a week and you will be required to work various shifts to meet the needs of the service, which includes evenings, two in three weekends, Bank Holidays and sleep-ins.

If you are selected for interview please be prepared to answer some questions from people that use our services, a short written exercise as well as a formal interview.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see below).

It is important that you read the Application Pack before you apply for this job. It contains information that you will need to refer to when applying. Not referring to this information is likely to reduce your chances of success.

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults at risk and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff employed by the Council in contact with adults at risk must be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken. We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and, wherever possible, apply for these prior to interview.

Find out more about our Adult Social Care, Health and Housing Department.

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