Specialist Support Worker -Enhanced Support – Leeds

Specialist Support Worker -Enhanced Support

NFP People Limited



Specialist Support Worker -Enhanced Support

Our client is looking for Support Workers to provide health and social care support to Deaf individuals in Leeds this is a brand-new service that will offer supported living services to 4 clients with complex needs who may present behaviour that can challenge them, some clients may be moving directly from inpatient hospitals.

Position: Specialist Support Worker – Enhanced Support

Location: Leeds

Salary: £13.00 per hour

Hours: 40 Hours per week (to support the needs of the service will need to work a variety of shifts which will include evenings, weekends, and awake night work)

Additional Benefits: 25 days holiday per annum, pro rata, pension, and sick pay

Closing date: 27th March 2023

About the Role:

As a Specialist Support Worker, you will be working with adults at risk, the successful candidate will be subject to a DBS Check at an enhanced level & Independent Safeguarding Adults clearance.

In this role you will gain recognised qualifications, all staff must, in their period of probation, complete the Care Certificate.

About You:

To be successful in the role of Specialist Support Worker you will need to bring with you the following skills and experience:


  • Do you have experience working with people with Learning Disabilities/Mental Health
  • Do you have experience working in supported living services/residential care services?
  • Do you have experience in the Prevention Management of Violence and Aggression (PMVA) or are you willing to undertake this training? 
  • Do you have experience of working with people with varying degrees of deafness, including those who are culturally deaf?
  • Can you communicate in British Sign Language? Or do you have a willingness to learn BSL?


This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity, where every day is different!

Unfortunately, as the charity does not hold a sponsorship licence, we are unable to consider applications from those requiring sponsorship.

If this sounds like a position you would be interested in, we would love to hear from you!

Please visit the website for the BSL translation of this advert.

Other roles you may have experience of could include Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurse, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker, Domiciliary Care, Mental Health Support Worker, BSL, British Sign Language,


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