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Live-In Support Worker

Nationwide, Nationwide, United Kingdom, GBP 450 - 1050 per week, Employed (PAYE)



Forge House Care are currently looking for Live-In Support Worker’s to join our friendly team. We provide accommodation and support services to people living with a disability. We specialise in learning disabilities, mental health, acquired brain injury and behaviours that challenge.

As a Live-In Support Worker you will be required to work a minimum of two weeks per month, with a service user (split in a way that meets the requirements of the business and yourself).

You will need to provide support and encouragement that empowers them to lead an independent lifestyle in a safe and secure manner. You will live in a service user’s home, providing companionship and support with every aspect of their personal care needs, including washing and bathing etc. along with shopping, household duties and general support in their daily routine. This will include accessing the community.

Essential and desired Criteria:

  • Genuine desire to provide quality care & support to others (essential)

  • Available for week long placements at minimum (essential)

  • UK Driving Licence (desired, but not essential)

  • Previous experience in a care setting working with learning disabilities, mental health, acquired brain injury or challenging behaviours (desired, but not essential)

  • NVQ 2/Diploma in Health & Social Care (desired, however, not essential as further training will be provided)

  • Has good communication skills and is able to communicate with service users, colleagues and health professionals, taking into account varying communication needs and methods (essential)

  • Is able to work independently, but understands that they must work as part of a team to deliver continuity of care (essential)

  • Is committed to maintaining high levels of care through delivering support, recording and reporting all appropriate information, and keeping accurate care records (essential)

  • Is able to work effectively and proactively with individuals who may present behaviours that challenge (essential)

Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (police check), if not already held.


- Excellent rates of pay

- Holiday Allowance

- Referral scheme

- Full training and support

For further information or an informal chat regarding this role, please contact the Recruitment Team on 01634 671404.

Job Details

Full Time
Nationwide, Nationwide, United Kingdom
Employed (PAYE)
GBP 450 - 1050 per week