Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities) .
Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, supporting individuals to fulfil their potential?
Hft is a national charity and a leading force in supporting people with learning disabilities and their families. A nationwide organisation, they support over 3,000 people through innovative, person-centred services with a strong focus on promoting independence.
Everything they do focuses on helping the people they support live the best life possible and by working in partnership with them, and those that know them well, they create flexible services that meet their needs, whether they need a lot, or just occasional support.
They currently have vacancies for either a part-time or full-time Support Worker in their London Borough of Barnet services, working 20 or 37.5 hours per week, shifts on a rota basis.
No experience is required for these roles - life experience and personal values are more important.
Position: Support Worker
Location: North London – London Borough of Barnet, EN5
Hours: 20 and 37.5 hour per week contracts available
Salary: £8.95 rising to £9.62 per hour after successful completion of probation
Closing date: Monday 24 April 2017
Interview dates: Thursday 11 May and Thursday 18 May 2017
About the Role:
As a Support Worker / Care Worker for Hft, you will enable the people they support to lead fulfilling lives based upon their personal support needs.
No previous experience is required for this role, what is more important is that you have a passion and desire to be part of the social care world, and are enthusiastic about supporting people.
An awareness or knowledge of dementia, challenging behaviour and learning disabilities would be great, however if you have a caring nature, like being around people and can tackle issues with a positive frame of mind, then you are highly encouraged to apply today. This role will involve some intimate personal care.
As they provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.
Hft have IiP Gold status, so staff development is important in everything they do. You will have a comprehensive induction and full training programme that’s focused on the people you will be supporting and have a chance to develop your career. They offer 20 days holiday rising to 25 days after the first year (plus bank holidays) and a contributory pension scheme.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.
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