Support Workers – The Woodford Park Project

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary See description

Updated 4 days ago

Reference 1423392

 Job Description

The Support Worker will provide support to adults with learning disabilities and will be based predominantly at the Cloonavin Green Project in Coleraine


Support Worker at The Woodford Park Project

Woodford Park is a supported living initiative in Coleraine for adults with learning disabilities who may require positive behaviour support. The position can be physically, emotionally and mentally demanding, but as such, offers incredible job satisfaction for those who enjoy a professional challenge. You’ll be working for and alongside the most respected practitioners in the industry. Expectations are high and this job therefore, is not for the feint hearted! If you know your onions, you’ll relish this challenge.

Day Duty

Salary Remuneration: £9.70 per hour + Pension opportunity + sleep-in allowance

Description & Duties:

Full Time (35 hours per week) or Part Time (21 hours per week)

This position involves shift work including night duty on a rotational basis. Sleep-in may be required on occasion.

Shifts are typically 8am to 3pm and 3pm to 10pm

Night Duty

Salary Remuneration: £9.70 per hour + Pension opportunity

Description & Duties: 20 hours (2 nights per week) or 30 hours (3 nights per week)

This position involves shift work including night duty on a rotational basis. Sleep-in may be required on occasion.

Shifts are 10pm to 8am

Requirements: The successful candidate will have a minimum of one year’s direct experience working with people who have learning disabilities in a community setting and a level II in Health & Social Care or equivalent. Experience of working with service users who exhibit challenging behaviour and have a level III qualification in Health & Social Care is desirable. Equally, alternative experience or qualification that illustrates your commitment to the industry and to vulnerable people will also be valued. 

Location: The Woodford Park Project, Coleraine

 

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