Support Worker – Adult Residential 20/44/SW/WEB
Glencraig is seeking to employ Support Workers to work as part of a community with the purpose of meeting the physical, psychological and social needs of each resident with disabilities and challenging behaviour. Ideally, you will have experience supporting persons with Autism and learning disabilities.
The Support Worker role can require an element of personal care and at times may require redirection or physical intervention as a last resort with those presenting challenging behaviours.
Hours: 38 hours per week, fully flexible to include unsocial hours, evenings and weekends
Salary: 5 point incremental scale commencing at £17,842 - £19,312 per annum / pro rata; Enhanced Rates for Waking Nights and Weekends
Closing Date: 4pm - Friday 30th October 2020
NVQ Level II or equivalent (In the case of applicants who do not have an NVQ level II or equivalent but have 1 year’s relevant care experience this part of the essential criteria will be waived).
Basic Numeracy and literacy (English language) skills
Registered or agreeable to applying for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council
At least six months experience in a caring field OR 1 years’ relevant experience as stipulated above
Be flexible to work on a rota basis that will include unsocial hours and weekends
Qualification in Health & Social Care, Social Sciences, Nursing or similar field
Experience in a health or social care setting
Experience of working with individuals with a disability
Experience of dealing with challenging behaviour