Support Worker .
Do you want to support people with learning disabilities? It's not just a job, it's a life experience. Join us and help us change lives.
We currently have exciting opportunities available for Support Workers to join our Residential and Supported Living Services based in Clifton, Bedfordshire.
We provide support to 9 individuals with learning disabilities, we support them to be as independent as possible, supporting with meal prep, attending medical appointments, trips and activities within the local community and much more. Some of the people we support also access our resource centre located in Shefford.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Clifton View, Bedfordshire
Job type: Part Time & Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 07:00 / 07:30 - 14:30 / 15:00 and later shifts starting from either 14:00 / 15:00 - 21:30 / 2200; includes working every other weekend on a rota basis.
Salary: £8.55 to £9.00 per hours
Benefits Package: Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning, Hft Plus benefits package (discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out), 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after first year, contributory pension scheme and life assurance, an Employee Assistance Programme, annual staff award schemes, access to award winning training and development
Closing date: Sunday 30 June 2019
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.
Full & part-time roles are available, either 30 or 37.5 hours per week. Shifts are on a 7.5 hour basis and include a combination of early starts from 07:00 / 07:30 - 14:30 / 15:00 and later shifts starting from either 14:00 / 15:00 - 21:30 / 2200. The role includes working every other weekend on a rota basis.
You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job; you'll get plenty of training along the way. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people with learning disabilities.
What we can offer you:
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.
STRICTLY 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.