Support Worker

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1423429

 Job Description

The Support Worker is part of the team whose function is to meet the practical, physical and emotional needs of individuals in receipt of services within the Cedar Foundation Supported Living Schemes.


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

 

Support Worker – West Belfast                                                                      REF: 19-073-SW-WBLO-WEB

 

The Cedar foundation deliver a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland.

 The Support Worker is part of the team whose function is to meet the practical, physical and emotional needs of individuals in receipt of services within the Cedar Foundation Supported Living Schemes.

 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.

 

Hours:                  Various Contract Hours up to 30 hours per week

Contract:             Permanent

Location:             West Belfast

Hourly Rate:       £15,892 per annum (pro-rata) based on a 35 hour week contract £8.66 per hour

 

Essential:           

  • Numeracy & literacy (English language) skills.
  • Demonstrable evidence of 6 months experience of providing physical care/support for individuals.
  • Effective verbal & written communication skills.

 

Benefits:

  • Starting on 20 days annual leave pro rata plus Cedar recognizes 8 statutory days
  • Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution.
  • Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
  • Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities
  • Staff recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Cashback health scheme

                     Closing Date: Monday 15th  July 2019

 

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER