Biggleswade, Central Bedfordshire
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Support Worker


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.

Jubilee Gardens is our brand new Hft service opening in April 2020. This service will form part of our already successful KWV Transition service which is also located in Biggleswade.

Salary: Up to £19,970

Hours: Full time, Permanent - 37.5 Hours (Various Hours Available)

Location: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

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. Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status. Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme. 23 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays). A contributory pension scheme & life assurance e

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: Sunday 16th February 2020


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

Ref: 91495

Posted on: 20 January 2020
Closed date: 16 February 2020
Job ref: 91495
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker