Working for Reach is an opportunity to genuinely make a daily difference to the lives of people in our community.

You can find out more about who we are and what we do here, but essentially our team are passionate about their work and improving the lives of clients.

Whether people work in clients’ homes or at any of our five sites in Nottinghamshire, Reach staff say their work is hugely rewarding – both professionally and personally.

If you are interested in working with us, please get in touch any time. Details of our current vacancies are below but if you can’t find anything suitable right now, we are still keen to hear from you if you feel you have skills and time to offer as a Volunteer.

Can you help us reach beyond expectation?

We offer competitive packages, friendly working environment, and career development opportunities. Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks required for all posts.

For further information about vacancies at Reach Learning Disability please call Liz on 01636 819066 or e-mail liz.boweshall@reachuk.org

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Current Vacancies

Project Co-ordinator

Salary: National minimum wage/National living wage (age dependent)

Hours: 34 hours per week

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 23rd June 2021           

We seek a hardworking, dynamic and enthusiastic individual to play an active role in supporting clients at our Reach Newark Day Services.

The successful candidate will have a person-centred approach towards supporting people with learning disabilities. You will need to be committed to delivering a high standard of support, be non-judgmental and be willing to get stuck in and work as part of a successful team.  Duties will include providing support to our tutors within sessions, providing one-to-one support for identified clients, including personal care and maintaining accurate records.

Good communication and problem solving skills are essential, as well as an enthusiastic and positive outlook. Basic IT skills are also required.

We are looking for a team-player who is keen to get involved in all aspects of Reach’s work including a willingness to help with fundraising activities.

We offer competitive packages, friendly working environment, and career development opportunities. Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service checks required.

Click here for job description and here for a job spec.

To apply:  Email angela.mallory@reachuk.org for an application form

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Reach Care is our domiciliary care support agency and a Community Interest Company. This branch of Reach provides outstanding one-to-one support for adults with learning disabilities in and around Nottinghamshire.

We work with people who live with family, guardians or in supported accommodation but need expert care to live well in the community. Some clients need a few hours of care a week, others require round-the-clock support – and we provide it all.

Support Worker

Full Time / Part Time

£8.91- £9.25 per hour

Would you like to bring a smile to someone’s face every day?

Are you a caring, enthusiastic, hardworking individual who would like to support an adult with a learning disability to reach beyond expectation? To encourage them to try new experiences in the community, make new friends and amaze themselves and their families in a safe, caring, well-managed and happy environment? Then this role could be for you.

At Reach Learning Disability Care we provide Outstanding one-to-one support for people (adults?) with a learning disability within Newark and the surrounding districts. We offer a round-the-clock service right through to just a few hours a week.

We are looking to recruit a number of support workers to work with adults with learning disabilities who have a diverse range of personal care and support needs.

We recruit on a values-based approach matching our staff with our service users using a wide range of criteria - not only skills and experience, but hobbies and interests too.

Here are just some of the activities you could support our service users with:

  • A trip to the cinema
  • Managing medication
  • Cooking
  • Personal Care
  • Finances
  • Shopping
  • Social events such as meeting friends for lunch
  • Walks in the park
  • Meal planning
  • Housework
  • Learning new skills
  • Building relationships

You will need to be willing to work flexibly to accommodate the service user’s needs as and when required. Shifts may involve early mornings, days, evenings, weekends, Bank Holidays and sometimes sleep shifts.

One of the best things about being as support worker is knowing you can have a positive influence on those you support. To get an idea of how much this means to those we support and their families take a moment to watch the video on our website.

In return you will receive

  • competitive rates of pay, 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • 3 day induction plus shadow shifts
  • Service-related sick pay following completion of 6 months’ probation period
  • Pension contribution into NEST Scheme after 3 months with us
  • Full training plan
  • Regular supervisions
  • Access to on call support out of hours

For full job description and person specification Click here to download

For our recruitment privacy policy Click here

For more information or to request a hard copy application form please ring 01636 919946 and speak with Dawn or email dawn.moore@reachuk.org

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