Support worker (s/w-derby )



£8 - £8.60/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East Midlands -- Derbyshire -- Derby

Job Type

Wednesday, November 13, 2019


Heathcotes Group are currently seeking Support Workers for our service in Littleover, Derby.  Heathcotes Derby is a specialist residential service for adults with a Learning Disability who may have dual diagnoses, challenging behaviour and associated complex needs. Heathcotes Derby has eight ensuite bedrooms and provides twenty four hour support.

The Role of a Support Worker:

Supporting adults with learning disabilities or mental health diagnosis.

The role will be supporting adults on a day to day basis with promotion of choice, dignity and independent living skills.

Encouraging them to make as many independent choices as possible, supporting them to access the community on various activities and complex behaviour support; supporting individuals during times of anxiety; this will also entail supporting individuals during incidents of physically challenging behaviour.


  • A compassionate and friendly can-do attitude.
  • A willingness to work some evenings, weekends & bank holidays.
  • Drivers preferred but not essential.

Shift Pattern:  140 hours over one month period.  Working 7.00am  – 9pm – 2 shifts on followed by 4 days off on a rolling rota  

What we offer in return:

  • Pay rate is between £8.00-£8.60 per hour dependant on qualifications/experience.
  • Paid holidays & Paid enhanced DBS check.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 12-week induction programme working towards achieving the Care Certificate & ongoing training support.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities.
  • Refer a friend scheme of £50 (ts&cs apply).

If you are looking for a long and rewarding career, where you can really make a difference to the lives of the people we support, and you feel that you have the right values, attitude, and experience for the role of Support Worker, then we are keen to hear from you!

Contact information

Jade Hall

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