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Support Worker

Entry-level at Hft

Support Worker

Entry-level at Hft

  • LocationAlcester, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 09 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 10 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 8.12 per hour
Job Description

Support Worker

Hft is a national charity that's been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. We put the people we support at the centre of everything we do and use our experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 2,500 people.

Hft Worcestershire is currently recruiting Support Workers to join our Gaston & Dolphin House Service based in Bidford-on-Avon. Gaston & Dolphin is a registered care service that can accommodate up to nine people. Based in a rural setting, with a Day Centre, it is just a short walk to the local village facilities and amenities.

Come and join our friendly team as a Support Worker at Gaston & Dolphin and you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible.

Position: Support Worker
Location: Bidford on Avon, Worcestershire (Commutable from Stratford-upon-Avon, Redditch, Worcester, Evesham, Leamington Spa and surrounding areas)
Hours: Full & part-time available, 20 to 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Up to £8.12 per hour

Closing Date: Friday 7 December 2018
Interview dates to be confirmed

About the role:

Hft Worcestershire provides support in all areas of individual's lives from personal care, home activities and accessing leisure activities.

Our Support Workers support individuals to ensure they can participate in as much as possible, for example you may be required to support with; art therapy, sensory experiences, shopping, hydrotherapy, music therapy, visiting health professionals, relaxation, concerts, cinema, holidays and other things individuals may like to experience.

Hours for this position will range from 7.30am to 10.30pm on a rota basis, we do require staff to undertake sleep-in duty on a rota basis for which you will be paid an additional amount. This is to be available if the waking night support worker requires assistance.

About You:

You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job, what matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people with learning disabilities.

We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way.

What we offer

Hft offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. 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.

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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