Location UK / Belfast
Job Type Permanent full-time
Salary £10000 - 20000
Updated 7 days ago
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 Living Options
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.
Cedar is working in partnership with Choice Housing & Radius to provide Supported Living Service to adults over the age of 18 with a learning disability at a range of sites including bungalows and apartments across West Belfast with West Belfast Living Options. The extent of support provided ranges from 1hr to 24 hrs per day, with support and guidance in all daily living tasks including, personal care, leisure and social skills and household management.
Due to rapid continual growth and development, an opportunity has arisen for a Female Night Support Worker to join our team.
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 Living Options. Through a key worker system, she will also have involvement in the delivery of individual care plans
As well as an excellent benefits package the Cedar Foundation also offer you a unique opportunity to progress your skills and experience through our commitment to the development of our staff team with training and learning opportunities.
Hours: 30+ hours per week
Location: Supported Living Services in Belfast (Primary location in West Belfast)
Hourly Rate: £15761 per annum pro rata based on a 35 hour week (£8.66 per hour)
Numeracy & literacy (English language) skills
Available to work shifts as required.
Registered or willing to apply for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council.
Demonstrable evidence of 6 months experience of providing physical care / support for individuals.
This position is open to female applicants only. ** The lawful recruitment of a female for this position falls within the exception allowed by Article 10 (2)(b) of the Sex Discrimination Order 1976
Starting on 20 days annual leave 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
Access 24/7 Doctors Line
Cashback health scheme
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THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
Successful candidates will be appointed following satisfactory Access NI and other pre-employment checks. This Post is subject to an Enhanced Access NI check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from working with The Cedar Foundation. This will depend on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of your offences or other information contained on a disclosure certificate.