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Support Worker / Care Assistant

Care Work Force Recruitment
  • Greater Manchester
  • 7.00 to 7.99 hourly
  • March 18, 2019
  • Permanent
About the Job:

Support Worker / Care Assistant


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 truly 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 life they choose 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 have vacancies in their Bristol & Bath Service, based at Knowle, Bristol; this is a supported living unit providing support to 8 tenants in their own flats allowing them to lead independent lives.


Position: Supported Living Worker

Location: Bristol

Hours Full & Part-time hours available - 25-37.5 hours per week

Salary: £7.20 - £7.54 per hour aged 21 and over, and £7.09 - £7.54 per hour between the ages of 18-20 (dependant on successful completion of probation and Health and Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2)


Closing date: Thursday 24th November 2016

Interview date: Monday 28th November 2016


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.

About You:


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 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.


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 the people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.


They'll give you full training, including an induction when you start and training that's focused on the people you are supporting. Hft has achieved IIP Gold status, and you'll have the chance to develop your career in Health & Social Care. Mileage is paid where appropriate, you will be entitled to 20 days annual leave (rising to 25 days after the first year) and there is a contributory pension scheme.


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.


This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK's leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.

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