* Female Support Worker

  • Salary:
    £7.66 - £8.12 / per hour
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 year ago
  • Category:
    Residential Care
  • Deadline:
    12/08/2018
  • Languages:
    English

*Female Support Worker

Location – Orchard View, Bidford on Avon

Hours – 2 x full-time 37.5 hours per week posts

Hourly rate –  £7.83 per hour aged 21 and over or £7.66 per hour aged between 18-20 – both rising to £8.12 per hour on successful completion of probation and Health and Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2

It’s not just a job, it’s a life experience. Join us and help us change lives.

About the role
As a Support Worker at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people’s needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.

There’s no such thing as a “typical day” for one of our Support Workers. You never know what you might end up doing. You could be supporting someone to make their breakfast in the morning, go swimming or to a local cafe in the afternoon – or even helping them plan their birthday party or a family event. Sometimes it’s challenging, but it’s always rewarding. You’ll go to work knowing that you’re making a positive difference to someone’s life. And you’ll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who’ll support you all the way.

We provide 24/7 support to some people, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.

About you
You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job – you’ll get plenty of training along the way. It’s great if you already have experience of learning disabilities, autism or dementia, but this is by no means essential. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible. You will ideally hold a full UK or EU driver’s licence.

What we offer
We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.

Join us and help us change lives.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

*This post is covered by the Equality Act 2010, schedule 9, part 1 and occupational requirements

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