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 £19,400
Hours: Permanent, up to 37.5 hours
Location: Burnley, Lancashire
What we Offer
Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning, 20 days holiday increasing to 25 days after first year, automatic work-place pension enrolment, access to the Hft Plus benefits package (discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out), an Employee Assistance Programme, annual staff award schemes, access to award winning training and development
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.
Closing date: Friday 13th December 2019
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE.
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