Support Worker Children/Adults (waking nights)

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £15000 - 25000

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1371594

 Job Description

Due to the development of services we are currently seeking support workers to work with children/young adults and adults with disabilities and challenging behaviour.


The Support Worker is responsible for delivering support and care to residents whilst embracing and further developing the life sharing model and ethos adopted by Glencraig. This position is for waking nights.

Salary: 5 point incremental scale commencing on £22,625 per annum based on FT 38 hours per week 

Hours:Full Time, 38 hours per week.


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

Be flexible to work on a rota basis that may 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


PLEASE NOTE:  CV’s will be accepted but must include contact details, full eductional and history of relevant experience and MUST be submitted no later than the closing date, along with the organisational Monitoring & Declaration of Convictions forms in order to be progressed.