Support Worker

Employer Information

Cedar

E: recruitment@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

W: https://www.cedar-foundation.org/

The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit the following staff member:

Support Worker REF: 22-230-SW-MDV-WEB
Job Role               Support Worker
Location                Meadowvale Court – 195 Hillsborough Old Road, Lisburn
Salary                   £9.79ph
                              £11.18ph for additional hours
Hours                   Various contracts available ranging from 25 – 35 hours per week.
                             Shifts range from 7am – 10pm

What we can offer you..
We are currently offering a Welcome Bonus totalling up to £1000

At Meadowvale Court we provide support and care for adults over the age of 18 who have brain injury, physical, sensory or neurological disability. The extent of support and care provided is based on individual assessment of need. Personalised support services available include assistance with daily living activities, personal care, leisure and social skills and household management.

The role of Support Worker requires a team approach at all times with effective working relationships for the benefit of the service user.

  • To assist service users with activities of daily living and facilitate inclusion of service users in a broad range of activities.
  • To support service users with identified personal care and support needs.

Support workers are required to work flexibly and be available to work unsociable hours and Public holidays on a rotational basis.

Benefits

  • Annual Leave 5.6 weeks  in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays). This increases with length of service, up to 33 days per year.
  • Paid breaks
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Recognition & Reward scheme available to all staff in the course of their work
  • Paid annual NISCC registration fees
  • Investor in People accredited organisation with commitment to development of employees through paid training and learning opportunities, including QCF Level 3.
  • Enhanced rate of pay for working on bank holidays
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme, 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution
  • Occupational Sick Pay (2 weeks full pay, 2 weeks half pay after 6 months service)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to 24/7 Doctors support
  • Health Cashback Scheme
  • Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers

Essential Criteria
Effective verbal and written communication to include numeracy skills.
Interest in working with people in a care environment.
Awareness of the needs of people with physical, sensory ,brain injury  or learning disabilities.

Closing Date: 10th of October 2022
Expected Interview Date: 25th of October 2022

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
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