Job | Full Time

Support Worker

Camphill Community Glencraig

Carer Professions
17,842
38.00
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.

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

Contract:                            Permanent

Closing Date:                     4pm - Friday 30th October 2020

Essential Criteria:            

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

 

Desirable Criteria:           

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

Closing Date

Friday / 30 October 2020 4:00pm
4:00pm

Contact Details

4 Seahill Road
Craigavad
Holywood
BT18 0DB
United Kingdom

Files

201014 CCGJDPS AP MFDF ADULT SW (20-44).pdf