Support Worker

Closing date: 
3 Jul 2017
The Support Assistant is part of the team whose function is to meet the practical, physical, social and emotional needs of individuals who have learning disabilities and associated needs receiving services within the Supported Living Scheme.

 

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

 

Job Title: Support Worker                                                        Ref:      17/113/SW/WEB

 

At Cedar we believe that the people we support have the right to have their needs recognised and responded to in a respectful, positive, person centred and professional manner.

We are delivering Supported Living Services, providing an enabling environment and Positive Behaviour Support.

 

The Support Assistant is part of the team whose function is to meet the practical, physical, social and emotional needs of individuals who have learning disabilities and associated needs receiving services within the Supported Living Scheme.

 

Through a key worker system, he/she will also have involvement in the designing of individual programmes of support and be responsible for delivering the accommodation support and care packages.

 

The Support Assistant will ensure their own actions and behaviour complies with Cedar’s policies and procedures in addition to statutory regulations and quality standards.

 

Position

Hours:              20-30 hours per week

 

Salary:             £7.65 per hour

 

Contract:          Permanent

 

Location:          Supported Living Services in Belfast (primary location in South Belfast)

 

Essential:        

  • Numeracy & literacy (English language) skills

  • Registered or agreeable to applying for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council.

  • Available to work shifts as required

  • Demonstrable evidence of 6 months experience of providing care / support for individuals within the last 2 years.

Desirable:        

  • NVQ 2 (Health & Social Care) or equivalent.

    • Maths and English GCSE at Grade C or above (or equivalent).
  • Can demonstrate previous experience of supporting people with learning disabilities.

  • Can demonstrate previous experience of supporting people who have displayed behaviours that significantly challenge.

  • Can demonstrate previous experience of working in a Supported Living context.

 

The benefits:

Our company benefits include an initial holiday allowance of 20 days per annum pro rata (which increases with service), along with recognising statutory days, organisation pension scheme on completion of probationary period, organisational sick pay scheme and family friendly policies including childcare vouchers, flexible working etc.

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Closing date: Monday 3rd July 2017 at 4pm

 

Apply online at

www.cedar-foundation.org

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

Added by
John O'Reilly
Closing date:
3 Jul 2017 16:00
Job Information
Permanent
Part time
20 hours per week
Contact Information
Human Resources
Belfast
BT9 7AS
02890 666188