Support Worker - North Kirklees Learning Disabilities Service - 6 Jobs

Adults & Health
Adults Social Care Operation
Social Care - Adults
Dewsbury and surrounding areas
Permanent, Various
£17,779 - £18,135 for 35 hours

The working hours are between 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday.

North Kirklees Day Opportunities is for Adults who have a learning disability and who may have additional physical disabilities too. We have six bases where we provide support for over eighty people every day to enable them to maintain and improve their independence skills, make new friends and to find activities in the community that they would like to access as well as having activities in the bases.

We aim to:


  • offer fair access to quality day opportunities for people with learning disabilities;

  • support and include carers in our work;

  • enable people to be independent and make their own decisions and choices;

  • encourage people who use our services and their carers to be involved in planning and service delivery;

  • improve the quality of life of people with Learning disabilities and help them to make use of community based activities and opportunities;

  • provide a high level of personal and emotional support according to individual needs.


It is essential that you have a high level of understanding of Adult Social Care. You must be able to demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional training and development and possess a basic awareness of both health and safety issues and food hygiene.   

16 August 2020, 11:55 PM

This job is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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