Support Worker (Learning Disabilities & Complex Needs)

Passionate about making a difference in the lives of individuals with learning disabilities and complex needs? This is the role for you!
This is the role for you! 

  • Location: Worthing, West Sussex
  • Hours: 37.5 hours (including 1-2 Saturdays or Sundays a month)
  • Payrate: Monday-Friday £10.70 per hour, Saturday £11.24 per hour, Sunday £11.77 per hour


What is the role? 

In this rewarding position within our Learning Disability Services, you will play a crucial role in supporting and befriending children and adults with learning disabilities.

Working closely with the service manager, you will facilitate meaningful activities, provide direct care, and ensure a safe and stimulating environment for individuals with complex needs.

Your responsibilities will include...

  • administering medication
  • maintaining regular contact with service users
  • contributing to service quality monitoring and audits

This role will sit across any three of our services:

·       Fitzalan Howard Centre – a day and respite service for adults with disabilities and complex needs (Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 16:00)

·       Birkdale Centre - a day respite service for adults with learning disabilities and more complex needs and their families (Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 16:00)

·       Ashdown Club – a weekend and school holidays service for children aged 5-18

Full-time staff are asked to dedicate one or two Saturdays a month to the Ashdown Club. This time can be taken out of their regular working week.

Who is Guild Care? 

Guild Care is the number one not-for-profit charity based in the south, established in Worthing in 1933 by a team of dedicated volunteers. 

Our Vison – All people in need of care live fulfilling, safe and secure lives. 

Our Mission - We will achieve our vision by ensuring our support and services are accessible, effective, and lovingly delivered.


Why Guild Care?

We offer a competitive salary, work-life balance, and the opportunity to progress your career to the next level. Training will be given, and support is readily available.   

Some of our amazing benefits also include and are not limited to… 

  • Eligibility to apply for the Blue Light Discount card – Excellent discounts on gyms, restaurants, and large retailers.
  • A fantastic employee assistance programme.
  • The opportunity to enrol into a cash plan to support a variety of health appointments.
  • 25% discount across all Guild Care retail stores.
  • Local offers and discounts.
  • A generous annual leave entitlement.
  • You will receive an additional wellbeing day on top of your annual leave.
  • Development is important for us; you will receive fantastic support for learning and development.

We pride ourselves on being a values-led, culture-driven organisation. 


Our values (BELIEF):

  • Brave – Courageous, passionate, empowered. 
  • Engaging – Straightforward, authentic, present.
  • Loving – Genuine, caring, interested.
  • Integrity – Respectful, accountable, trustworthy.
  • Everyone Matters – Considerate, attentive, appreciative.
  • Free to be me – Playing to strengths, supporting each other, being vulnerable. 

If you are looking for an organisation that exists to improve the lives of the people in your community, where you can be proud that the work you do is for the benefit of our service-users, then please do not hesitate to apply.

For any additional information, you can reach the Recruitment team on [email protected].