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Healthcare Support Worker - Adult Learning Disabilities Private Sector

Full Time


Londonderry/Derry, Northern Ireland

Job description


Have you experience as a Healthcare Support Worker, a care assistant in a residential home or in a domiciliary care agency?

We are a company with over 50 years experience in healthcare and offer flexible working arrangements that fit your schedule.  Advance your career with bespoke training and full support from our nurse led teams.

If you are passionate about providing care, we want to hear from you…

  • We offer free mandatory nurse led training across Northern Ireland in our in house training academies - Belfast - Derry/Londonderry - Enniskillen - Omagh -  Rathfriland – Coleraine
  • Excellent rate of pay
  • Various Shift Patterns
  • Full time / Part time position
  • Continuous professional development
  • Free uniforms
  • Apply online
  • Pension
  • Walk in registration
  • Earn extra money

Our Client is seeking support workers required for supported living service.

Flexible hours, various shift patterns, must be available evenings and weekends.

Successful candidates will work within the supported living team in providing support and care services to enable adults with a learning disabilities to live as independently as possible as respected members of their local community. Help individual to access amenities and activities within their community, to develop life skills and to be treated with equality to others.

To provide each person with the support and assistance they need in their daily life skills such as :

  1. Personal Care
  2. Domestic/household activities/preparation of meals
  3. Finance/budget management

To facilitate access to primary health care services and acute health care services.

To observe and report on any changes in the tenants behavior/condition.

To respond to urgent/emergency situations in accordance with supported living service policies.

To support and assist tenants in managing their medication in accordance with the supported living service  policy/procedure.


5 GCSEs ( Grades A-C) or equivalent AND 1 year experience working in a paid capacity in a care/support setting (e.g. Residential, Domiciliary, Hospital or Community)


QCF Level II in Health and Social Care


6 months recent experience of working in a paid capacity in a care/support setting. (e.g Residential, Domiciliary, Hospital or Community), one of which needs to have been in the field of learning disabilities.


Be registered or be eligible for registration with Northern Ireland Social Care Council

Must be prepared to undertake access Enhance disclosure check.


Additional Information

NW Recruitment wishes to ensure equal opportunity is given to all.  This company will not discriminate on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, political opinion, marital status, age or disability.

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Full Time


From £12.50 - £25.50 per hour


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