Support Worker - Oxford

Turning Point

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Area of work: Learning Disability

Salary: £16,000 pa (with potential earnings up to £17,500 per annum) / £8.31 per hour

Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire

Contract type: Permanent – Full Time and Part Time

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England. Support workers make a real difference, here at Turning Point – they provide support, and advice, to help each of our residents to achieve their potential.

Where will I work?

Oxfordshire provides a relaxed and comfortable home for our residents, in a quiet residential area. We support people with conditions such as chronic illnesses, poor mobility and dementia.


What will I be doing?

This is a hands–on job in which no two days are the same. Your duties will include:

  • Promoting the independence of our service users
  • Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out, or going away on holiday
  • Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
  • Personal care, manual handling & helping with medication


What skills and qualities do I need to have?

While some knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be beneficial, it isn’t essential. You will be:

  • Passionate and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, patient and non–judgemental
  • Able to demonstrate good IT and communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling


What benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it’s not about the money. But that doesn’t mean we don’t reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

  • Excellent training and development
  • A pension plan & annual leave with an option to buy and sell
  • Travel expenses will be paid for the training period from the base of the service only.
  • Family/flexible leave, childcare vouchers, season ticket loan, & Bike 2 Work scheme
  • Free financial, legal and practical life advice, online health assessment tools, counselling services, and support from an occupational health and well–being provider


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