Job Reference: BED/SW/000335
For more information on the role,
please contact Lauren Taylor:
PART TIME AND FULL TIME ROLES AVAILABLE
Hourly rates -
- £8.55 per hour
- rising to £8.75 on completion of probation
- rising further to £9.00 on gaining a Health & Social Care Diploma/NVQ Level 2
Do you want to support people with learning disabilities? It's not just a job, it's a life experience. Join us and help us change lives.
We currently have exciting opportunities available for Support Workers to join our Residential and Supported Living Services based in Clifton, Bedfordshire.
We provide support to 9 individuals with learning disabilities, we support them to be as independent as possible, supporting with meal prep, attending medical appointments, trips and activities within the local community and much more. Some of the people we support also access our resource centre located in Shefford.
About the role
As a Support Worker at Hft you'll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, 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.
Full & part-time roles are available, either 30 or 37.5 hours per week. Shifts are on a 7.5 hour basis and include a combination of early starts from 07:00/07:30 - 14:30/15:00 and later shifts starting from either 14:00/15:00 - 21:30/2200. The role includes working every other weekend on a rota basis.
You don't need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job; you'll get plenty of training along the way. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people with learning disabilities.
What we can offer you
We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We'll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.
Hft staff benefits include:-
- Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning
- 20 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time)
- a contributory pension scheme & life assurance
- staff reward / discount schemes
- family-friendly policies
- a confidential employee helpline
Join us and help us change lives
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
Hft’s usual terms and conditions apply.
Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.
Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.