Devon
£8.91 per hour
Permanent
Job description
We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting over 2,500 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.

As a relief support worker at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. We recognise that the current pandemic means we have had to adapt to change and in many ways we are now doing things differently but what hasn’t changed is our passion for standards and doing all we can to look after the people we support both in these current challenging times and in the future.

Salary: £8.91 per hour (plus 12.07% in lieu of holiday pay), flexible hours are available with work patterns to fit around your work/life commitments

Hours: Casual Flexible
Location: Bampton / South Molton, Devon

What we Offer

We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, free DBS Check and support along the way. 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.

You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you’ll get plenty of training along the way. Having the right values, 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 is what matters most. You will need to have good listening skills and a practical, caring approach. You also need to have basic level IT skills to be able to use a computer as you will regularly need to record information about people you will be supporting.

We are currently restricting face-to-face training; therefore, most of your training courses, including some aspects of your induction, will be online. But you will still be able learn from your colleagues in a supportive hands-on environment.

Join us and help change lives.

Government legislation is coming into force on 11th November, which states that all individuals working in registered care homes must be fully vaccinated.

If you have not been vaccinated yet and are not medically exempt, you will need to be fully vaccinated by the 11th November 2021 as we may require you to operate in services which are Care Quality Commission registered.

This means you will need to have had your first vaccination by the 16th September at the latest followed by your second one by 11th November 2021 allowing 8 weeks between them.

If you are medically exempt, you are required to provide us with the relevant documentation stating this.

Closing date: Wednesday 6th October 2021

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

You may have experience or an interest in the following: 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.
Posted on: 13 September 2021
Closed date: 07 October 2021
Job ref: 102624
Tags: Support Worker