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Could you make a difference and help adults with learning difficulties/disabilities, behaviour that can challenge, autism, mental health and /or brain injuries have a brighter future?

Current job vacancies

Updated August 2020

Please send your CV to debbietipper@carefirstltd.co.uk  

Learner Support Assistants:

  1. Broadway, Bordesley Green B9 5FD 
  2. Elliot Lodge, Kings Norton B30 3QF
  3. Sayer House, Kings Norton B30 3QF
  4. Eden Lodge, Silica Rd, Tamworth B77 4DT
  5. Signal 1 Collingwood B43 7NF
  6. Signal 2 Great Barr B42 1DY 

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About Us

In 1996, Care First Ltd was established. Its aim is to improve the quality of life through vocational training for adults 16+ with learning difficulties/disabilities, autism, mental health and behaviours of concern.  

It takes time and dedication to work in our environment but it is very rewarding, look at https://skillstank.co.uk/category/blog/ to discover more about Skills Tank.

Learner Support Assistant Role

Working for the Hub Manager and Deputy Hub Manager you will provide learning and development opportunities to young adults 16-25 and older adults 25+ who may have physical disabilities, personal care needs, profound and multiple learning Disabilities, autism and moderate learning disabilities. In addition to these, the job vacancies at Signal 1 and Signal 2 will include working with adults who may present behaviours that challenge.

As part of a team, you will assist in supporting learning through practical activities such as gardening, cookery, arts & crafts and community visits. 

You will work as part of a growing team of Learner Support Assistants within an exciting expansion programme. As part of your role, you will be required to provide support with personal care needs e.g. toileting support and may be required to escort students by taxi [this would be discussed further should an interview be given].

Hours: 09.30 – 15.30 pm

Pay rate 1: £8.72 per hour + additional pay/hours for escorting as and when required for Bordesley Green, Elliot Lodge, Sayer House, Pheasey and Collingwood.

Pay rate 2: £9.50 per hour + additional pay/hours for escorting as and when required for Signal 1, Signal 2 and Eden Lodge.

Days:   Monday to Friday

Lunch Break: 30 minutes

Can you help us make a positive difference in our client’s lives as part of a team delivering practical and engaging learning opportunities?  

It takes time and dedication but it is very rewarding, look at https://skillstank.co.uk/category/blog/ to get more details about day to day life at Skills Tank.

Experience with this client group would be an advantage but not essential. Please email your CV to Debbie Tipper debbietipper@carefirstltd.co.uk  

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