Support Worker (Residential)

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The Cedar Foundation is seeking to recruit for the following permanent position:

Ref: 23-307-SWMH-CROFT-WEB
Job Role:       Support Worker
Location:       Croft Communities, Mayne House, 71 Bloomfield Rd, Bangor
Salary:           £10.42 per hour
Hours:           18 Hours (Working patterns can be discussed at interview stage)

We are currently offering a Welcome Bonus totaling up to £500, paid throughout your first year of service. Ts&Cs Apply

The Service:
Croft Communities provide residential support to adults with learning disabilities. The Support Worker is part of the Croft Communities team and the main purpose of their role is to provide care and support to service users with a learning disability to enable them to live happy and fulfilled lives reaching their full potential within their local community.

Mayne House is a residential service in Bangor, Co Down. Mayne House is registered with RQIA to provide residential care to 9 service users with learning disability. The service provides 24 hour tailored care.

Croft Lodge is a seven bed wheelchair friendly respite unit which provides adults with learning disabilities the opportunity to come and enjoy a break with us. This service provides 24 hour tailored care and allows main carers to avail of a break to recharge. 

The Role:
The Support Worker would assist service users with activities of daily living and facilitate inclusion of service users in a broad range of activities.  

The role requires participation in the delivery of person-centred care, including personal care and promotion of a team approach at all times with positive and constructive working relationships for the benefit of the service user.

Support Workers are required to work flexibly and be available to work unsocial hours and public holidays on a rotational basis.


  • Annual Leave 5.6 weeks  in each leave year (inclusive of public and bank holidays). This increases with length of service, up to 6 weeks per year.
  • Paid breaks
  • Parking
  • Tea and coffee available
  • Paid annual NISCC registration fees
  • Commitment to development of employees through paid training and learning opportunities, including QCF qualifications.
  • Auto-enrolment pension scheme, 5% employee contribution and 3% employer contribution
  • Occupational Sick Pay (20 days full pay after 2 years’ service)
  • 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:

  1. Good literacy and numeracy skills
  2. Interest in working with people in a care environment
  3. Awareness of the needs of people with learning and physical disabilities

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Closing Date: 29th November 2023 at 10am

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