Reach is a registered charity that supports over 240 people with learning disabilities in Nottinghamshire every week.

We run courses, social activities and projects to help people get the life they want in their own community.

We have four bases – Reach Southwell, Reach Newark, Reach Mansfield, and Flower Pod. We also offer short courses in other settings across Nottinghamshire.

Our care support company – Reach Learning Disability Care C.I.C. (Reach Care) provides domiciliary care to adults with learning disabilities on a one-to-one basis.

To find out more about  Reach please do contact us we would love to hear from you!

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.

Current vacancies:

Learning Disability Centre Manager

Salary: £21,000 – £25,000

Mansfield, Notts base. Full time

 

Reach Learning Disability is a Nottinghamshire-based charity, providing high-quality person-centred, day service to people with learning disability.

Our busy Mansfield centre provides high-quality courses and social activities to over 30 clients from Monday to Friday. We now seek a Manager who can continue to develop our exciting offer to people with learning disabilities in Mansfield.  Aided by a dedicated staff and volunteer team, you will have plenty of scope to make a positive difference to the lives of local people.

Reach Learning Disability offers a friendly working environment and a competitive remuneration package, including generous holiday, pension and sickness schemes.  Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks are required.

You can find the job description here, person specification here and application here. 

Applications closing date is Monday 7th October.  Please quote the job title and send to steve.shatwell@reachuk.org.

Reach supports people with learning disabilities to reach beyond what they expect of themselves and what other people expect  

Reach Learning Disability C.I.C. (Reach Care) 

Support Workers 

part-time and full time vacancies available 

£8.21 – £8.61 per hour 


We are always looking to grow our team so there is no deadline for application.
Click here to read more about Reach Care.

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 individuals 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 a 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 this video.

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

Job Description and Person Specification

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Can you help us reach beyond expectation?

For more information email dawn.moore@reachuk.org or to have a chat about the roles we have available please call 01636 919946