Support Worker

Employer Information

Cedar

E: recruitment@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9046 1834

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

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

Ref                       24-141-SW-WBLO-WEB
Job Role              Support Worker
Location            Mourneview Court, 151 Glen Road, Belfast, BT11 8BS – you may be required to work within any of the services of West Belfast
Salary                 £11.63 per hour
Hours                 16 – 35 hour contracts available (Rota Based)

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

The Service
West Belfast Living Options provides supported living accommodation for adults over the age of 18 with a Learning Disability, complex needs and/or Autism. There are a range of sites including
bungalows and apartments across West Belfast. The support provided ranges from 1hr to 24 hrs per day. The  support and guidance includes all daily living tasks, personal care and support, leisure, social skills and household management.

The Role
The role of Support Worker always requires a team approach with effective working relationships for the benefit of the service user. This includes:
Assist service users with activities of daily living and facilitate inclusion of service users in a broad range of activities.
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

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  • Annual Leave 5.6 weeks days pro rata in each leave year (inclusive of statutory days). This increases to 6.6 weeks after 5 years’ service and 7 weeks after 10 years’ service.
  • Paid breaks.
  • Free car parking as well as tea and coffee
  • 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 statutory days.
  • 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).
  • Employee Assistance Programme including access to 24/7 Doctors support.
  • Health Cashback Scheme.
  • Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers.

Please note – The Cedar Foundation does not offer Sponsorship

Essential Criteria

1.           Effective verbal and written communication to include numeracy skills.
2.           Interest in working with people in a care environment.
3.           Awareness of the needs of people with learning and physical disabilities

Apply Online: https://cedar-foundation.getgotjobs.co.uk/home

Closing Date: 16th July 2024 at 10am

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