Market Harborough, Leicestershire (On-site)
£8.91 per hour + 12.07% in lieu of holiday pay
Contract
Job description
#Care to join us?

We are looking for Relief 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.

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.

A full UK driving licence is desirable for this role.

Salary: £8.91 per hour + 12.07% in lieu of holiday pay
Hours: Covering leave, training and sickness with hours that fit in with life's other commitments, a relief support worker role is an ideal way of discovering that this could be the career for you.
Location: Market Harborough

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.

This can range from supporting them to discover new interests, reaching goals like travel or holiday and working positively with their families and friends. This will help individuals to engage in different leisure, home or work-related activities, all according to their personal choice.

There are many responsibilities of a support worker, providing physical and emotional support being one of them. You may be needed to help with household tasks and personal care as well as supporting individuals 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.

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

- Access to award-winning training and development
- Annual staff award scheme
- Flexible hours
- Free DBS Check???????

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Find your place with us and change lives

Closing Date: 21st February 2022

STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

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Hft's usual terms and conditions apply.

Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.

Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.

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.

Ref: 106 465
Posted on: 24 January 2022
Closed date: 21 February 2022 at 00:00
Job ref: 106465
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker