Support Workers and Senior Support Worker, Lisburn

Location UK / Lisburn

Job Type Permanent part-time

Salary See description

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1440108

 Job Description

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




Due to an exciting period of organisational growth, we have the following vacancies at our Windermere Supported Living Service in Lisburn:


Senior Support Worker


30 hours per week *


Varied shift patterns to include evening weekends and night time support. 


* we may consider part time contracts to fulfil the hours



Essential Criteria 

  • At least 2 years’ experience of supporting people within a social care setting 

  • Experience of: -assessment, development and implementation of Person Centred Care / Support Plans -using behaviour management strategies -assessing/managing risk 

  • A full valid driving licence in order to meet the requirement to drive our service cars*. 


* (Consideration will be given to those candidates unable to meet this criteria due to a disability.)



Support Workers

Full and part time hours available

Varied shift patterns to include evening, weekends, sleepovers and day time shifts


You will

  • Support people to live the lives they want in their own homes

  • Work in a team to deliver support on a 24 hour shift schedule

You will have

  • 6 months’ experience (paid or unpaid) providing care or support for someone 

  • A positive attitude about the people we support

  • A full valid driving licence*

 *Consideration will be given to those candidates unable to meet it due to disability.



If you can give us a commitment to put the people we support first, we can give you


  • Senior Support Worker £9.66 – £10.18 per hour; Support Worker £9 per hour 

  • Holiday allowance up to 33 days per year

  • 4% pension contribution (for eligible staff)

  • Employee discount card

  • Loyalty benefits

  • Generous sickness and maternity pay




Apply online: before midnight on 29 September 2019  



Tel: 028 9147 5720




Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC101385)

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer

Positive Futures operates a smoke free workplace