Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 620219526-2
  • Date Posted: 9 June 2022
  • Recruiter: HFT
  • Location: Queensferry, Clwyd
  • Salary: £9.90 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker

to join us?

We are looking for Support Workers to join our friendly and welcoming team here at Hft. This is your chance to make a real difference to people's lives

Due to growth we have an exciting opportunity to join our team providing 1-1 support for people we support. We have three young people finishing college this year who require 1-1 support to engage and take part in the day service activities. This is at Hwb Dyffryn in Greenfield where people take part in woodworking, hair and beauty, craft, sewing and computer skills. Alongside our Nature Force service where people go out and about in taking part in horticulture and outdoor activities.

The second post is based within Hwb Cyfle, our purpose built day service in Queensferry, here we support a wide range of people to take part in various activities. including arts, crafts, sports, exercise, gardening, music groups, soap making, candle making and cookery to name a few.

Experience is not essential as we provide all the training you need to be a confident support worker. Whether you are an experienced professional or completely new to the world of care, we want you to be a compassionate and friendly individual, who shares our Values.

What matters most is a positive attitude to life and a desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible. You will need to have good listening skills and a practical, caring approach. Basic computer literacy is a necessity, as the role requires you to retrieve and record information using a variety of IT systems.

Location: Greenfield and Queensferry Flintshire
Salary / hourly rate: £9.90 per hour - £(phone number removed) FTE
Employment type: Full Time
Hours per week: 37, 30
Working hours: Two posts available 30 hours and 37 hours per week, between the hours of 8.30am to 4.30pm. Usually Monday to Friday, occasional weekends/evening to support service need maybe required.
Type of service: Day Services

A full UK driving licence is Desirable for this role. As is the ability to speak Welsh.

Closing date: 04/07/2022
Interview date: 11/07/2022

What will you be doing?

The purpose of your role is to give the highest possible standards of support to individuals with moderate to severe learning disabilities

As a support worker, your responsibilities are varied and no two days are the same. As well as providing physical and emotional support you may be needed to help with engaging the person with day service activities and personal care as well as supporting people with healthcare needs, e.g. taking medication.

Everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, providing flexible services that meet people's needs, and always looking for the best way of doing things.

What's in it for you?

There are a range of benefits and career development opportunities at Hft. We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way.

If you do not already have a relevant qualification in Health and Social Care, Hft will fully fund and provide training for you to obtain your Diploma in a Health and Social Care within the first 18 months of your employment.

With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.

We offer

25 days annual leave (plus 8 days statutory Bank holidays)
20% bank holidays allowance with an increased rate of 50% for Christmas Day, Boxing day and New Years Day
Apprenticeships - Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 apprenticeship employer (ranked 11th in 2020)
Access to the Hft Plus benefits package
Access to award-winning training and development
Annual staff award scheme
A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
Free DBS Check
Find your place with us and change lives.

We ask all our teams to take advantage of the Covid-19 vaccination, which is offered to frontline support workers as a priority group. We strongly encourage all colleagues to remain fully vaccinated as part of our wider infection control procedures.

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.

You may have experience or an interest in the following: Support Worker, Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Relief Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP, Flexible Working etc.

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