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Support Workers

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Salary Range

 £8.40 per hour
Contract Type  Established Variable Hours
Application Closing Date Ongoing

Vacancy Hours 

 Full and Part - Time

Weekend Working 


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Are you looking to work with adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviours?

Action for Care is a private company providing high quality accommodation and personal care for individuals who have a learning disability with additional complex needs including autism, ASD, challenging behaviour, epilepsy, communication difficulties and mental health support.

Northfield House, at Knayton near Thirsk, is a spacious modern detached house providing high quality care with the flexibility to meet specific individual needs. Our aim is to listen to the service user, their relatives and staff and continually assess the quality of the service we offer.

As a support worker at Northfield House, Knayton near Thirsk, you will assist adults with learning disabilities to lead an independent lifestyle, while providing support to manage their day-to-day care needs; to develop impulse control; as well as to manage their behaviour and reactions to their emotional experiences.

A high priority is placed on providing fulfilling experiences for all our service users. Regular social visits and opportunities for learning are provided throughout the year. These include visits to swimming pools, bowling alleys, cinemas, walking, places of interest and any other activities that are interesting and stimulating for the people we support.

Residents at Northfield House have complex needs and communicate in different ways so supporting them effectively is essential, giving a consistent responses and appropriate action when individual needs change, following a person centred approach to supporting the adults who live here.

We now have both full and part - time vacancies available including weekend working on a rota system, experience is preferred but not essential, full training will be provided along with ongoing support, you will need passion, dedication and commitment to caring for adults with a learning disability along with good communication skills and a friendly personality and calming presence.

To apply, send your CV with a covering email quoting reference Northfield House to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

For more information or an informal chat please contact Niall on 01609 533121

Your data is being collected for the purpose of recruitment. For more information about how the County Council uses your personal data for this purpose please see our privacy notice here: https://www.northyorks.gov.uk/working-us.









About Make Care Matter

Our aim is to make care matter, supporting people in North Yorkshire to live longer, healthier, more independent lives. If you’re looking for a career which is more than just a job then adult social care is for you. You can find out more about working for us and apply for current vacancies here.

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