Support Worker – Waking Nights
We are one of the largest learning disability charities in the UK, supporting 2,900 people through our friendly, supportive, creative and diverse teams.
As a support worker at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In this caring and creative role, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people’s needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.
Salary: Up to £8.75 per hour
Hours: Permanent, Part time, 22.5 hours
Location: Moortown, Leeds
What we Offer
Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning. Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also, an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options, as well as support for financial wellbeing. 20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff). 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 our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills they need.
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 and wanting to make a difference to enable people to live a more fulfilling and independent life 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 to record information about people you will be supporting.
Join us and help us change lives.
Closing date: Monday 16th December 2019
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
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