Support Workers and Relief Support Workers, Omagh

Location UK / Omagh Town Area

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 5 days ago

Reference 1383929

 Job Description

Positive Futures is the leading charity for people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury or autistic spectrum condition and their families.

 

• Do you believe that people with disabilities have the same rights and choices as everybody else?
• Are you caring, kind, compassionate and patient?
• Would you like to help people achieve their dreams?

 

We have opportunities at our Sperrin Supported Living Service where we support people in Omagh, Castlederg and surrounding areas.

 

Support Workers (£9.00 per hour) and Relief Support Workers (£8.50 per hour)
Range of contracts from 16 to 39 hours per week
Varied shift pattern to include evenings and weekends

 

 

If you can give us a commitment to put the people we support first, we can give you:
• Holiday allowance up to 33 days per year*
• 4% pension contribution (for eligible staff)
• Employee discount card
• Loyalty benefits*
• Generous sickness and maternity pay*
*contracted staff only

 

What we expect of you:

 

  • To provide people with the individual support they need in the morning, afternoon and at night time
  • To support people to live in their own homes and to be a part of their local community
     

 

What we need you to have:

 

  • 6 months’ experience providing care or support for someone
  • A full driving licence and access to a car insured for business purposes* to transport people supported OR A full valid driving licence* in order to meet the requirement to drive Motability cars
  • A positive attitude about people with a learning disability, acquired brain injury and people on the autistic spectrum
  • The ability to see possibilities
     

 

*This criteria is waived for those unable to meet it due to disability

 

To find out more and complete an application, please click the apply now button before midnight on Sunday 27 January 2019.

 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101385).

Positive Futures operates a Smoke Free workplace.