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 Supported Living Workers in their Stonehouse, Stroud, Ryeford and Avening services in Gloucestershire, working full or part time shifts on a rota basis.
No experience is required for these roles - life experience and personal values are more important.
Position: Supported Living Worker / Support Worker
Location: Gloucestershire - Stonehouse, Stroud, Ryeford and Avening
Hours: Various - part time and full time hours available
Salary: £7.73 - £8.18 per hour (after successful completion of probation and Health & Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2)
Staff Benefits Include: Childcare Voucher Scheme, Confidential Employee Helpline, Tastecard, Life Assurance, Vodafone Employee Advantage Program, Cars4Staff Scheme. Hft offer 20 days annual leave rising to 25 days after the first year and 8 customary holidays (pro rata).
Closing date: Friday 28 April 2017
Interview date: Tuesday 2 May 2017
About the Role:
An exciting new opportunity as a Supported Living Worker / Support Worker for Hft! You will join a staff team that are supporting adults with learning disabilities move into their own home, this rewarding project is already changing people’s lives. Their vision is to ensure that the people they support with additional needs such as challenging behaviour or dementia are given the same opportunities as everyone else.
Applicants should be keen to develop both themselves and the individuals they support to ensure full potential is achieved. You will be welcomed in to the team and coached along the way and have specific training for your role. Successful applicants require the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies, but must also be self-motivated and be passionate about promoting independence and active lifestyles.
An awareness or knowledge of 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.
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.
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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