Location Shepshed Job type Full Time, Permanent
  • Salary: £11.50

Dignus Careers are currently recruiting for Full-Time Support Workers to join our Shepshed residential services.

The Services

Gilburn is based in LE12 9BS

The Meadows is based in LE12 9QJ

Both support individuals with challenging mental health conditions & learning disabilities.

About Dignus

Dignus Group are a family-owned business founded in 2006, we provide care and support to individuals 18 years and above with profound and complex needs. This includes learning disabilities, mental health conditions and forensic backgrounds.

Dignus Careers, we are the recruitment arm of Dignus Group. Our focus is to recruit individuals for our Care services & Head office.

About you

You need to understand the role of a support worker, and how hard & challenging this role can be, but also how rewarding it is to go home and smile because you have made a difference!

We also need you to remain calm under pressure and when dealing with demanding situations.

Most importantly you have a passion for helping others, regardless of their circumstances.

Key duties

Encouraging and supporting service users with all their daily living needs in line with their individual care plan

Completing key domestic duties on a day-to-day basis that ensures a homely environment is maintained.

Maintaining good relationships with service users and colleagues, providing emotional and practical support

Continually assessing the service user’s needs. Under direction of your line manager, you will be responsible for the formulation, implementation, and review of care plans.

Holding responsibility for completing daily records to meet statutory and policy requirements.


For this Support Worker role, you need to be able to commit to 38 hours working Monday – Sunday on a rota basis. This Unfortunately means we will not be able to take on students or applicants looking for part time work.

We also do not take applicants who need a sponsorship.

Support Worker Benefits

  • Employee of the month (Monthly Prizes)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Excellent Support from HR Team.
  • Face to Face and Online E-Learning Training Programme
  • Opportunity to gain an accredited qualification with our Learning & Development team.
  • Opportunity to develop your career all the way up to senior management.
  • Free Blue Light Card
  • Life Assurance – 2 x Annual Salary
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free DBS Check
  • 28 Days Annual Leave.
  • Length of service incremental pay increases.

Our Commitments

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support,

we expect all employees to share this commitment and undertake appropriate checks.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.