Care Worker (Bishop's Stortford)
St Elizabeth’s is situated in 68 acres of Hertfordshire parkland between Harlow and Bishop’s Stortford. We support people with Epilepsy and other complex needs from the age of 5 through to 78. Over 150 adults and children call St Elizabeth’s their home making us an inspirational place to do great work. We currently occupy and hold tenancy agreements for 9 flats at Windhill in Bishop's Stortford, all managed by the local Housing Association. Many of the residents who live here still access St Elizabeth's for either College or Day Opportunities, but feel their needs and interests are best met living in the community.
Position: Care & Support Workers
Location: St Elizabeth`s Centre, Bishop's Stortford
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week, 07:15 – 14:45 and 14:15 – 21:45 with 20 minutes paid break
Salary: £17,227 - £18,689 per annum (£8.86- £9.58 per hour) plus weekend enhancements and overtime opportunities.
Benefits: We offer an excellent range of staff benefits, including: Currently a 50% uplift on your salary for working overtime on a Saturday & Sunday for full time permanent employees; Fully paid for DBS; Opportunity to pursue recognised qualifications of your own; Fabulous staff development – fully funded for you by the Centre; Free on-site parking; Subsidised restaurant; High Street retail / leisure discounts; Generous holidays; Discounted gym membership; Free Life assurance.
About the role:
Could you support people to live independently in Bishops Stortford?
Looking for a rewarding role? Why not support independent living, whilst assisting with leisure and day activities, personal care and general domestic duties. Experience is not essential but always welcome. We believe that there is no substitute for the right attitude and a caring nature. If you are a motivated, enthusiastic individual with good communication skills, and have an insight into care work or interest in a career in this field, we would very much like to hear from you.
It's essential for all applicants to hold a valid UK driving license for at least one year.
For full time care workers, this involves working 5 shifts which includes working 2 in 4 weekends. Part time is available (two, three shifts per week).
Offers are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check paid for by the centre. Please note we are not on a public transport route. Salary is dependent on the role, qualifications and experience.
You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.