Social Care

Learning Diabilities Social Worker

Job description

Job purpose:

  • To enable service users with individual needs to improve their quality of life and be part of their communities.
  • To promote independence, wellbeing, rights, responsibilities and choice among service users.
  • To provide day to day care and support to enable the individuals who use Turning Point’s services to live as independently as they wish.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To maintain a high level of quality in service provision.
  • To ensure a safe working environment for self and colleagues.
  • To ensure compliance with internal and external standards and codes of conduct.
  • To undertake any other duties reasonably requested by the line manager.
  • Supporting individuals with housekeeping duties, such as cooking, cleaning, laundry, ironing, washing dishes and running errands; carrying out these tasks in full when individuals are unable to do so.
  • Providing advice and information for service users and others where appropriate.
  • Ensuring full risk assessments and risk management is delivered effectively.
  • To continuously review own performance and development needs to assist growth and development.
  • Supporting individuals to achieve goals and objectives as set out in their care / support plans.


  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Comfortable with providing personal and intimate care to our service users.
  • Ability to undertake the moving and handling of service users following training.
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills with the ability to receive and undertake instruction and to tailor the message to the audience.
  • Ability to deliver against agreed objectives / targets.
  • Willing to travel to other locations within a reasonable distance of main place of work.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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