Female Support Workers

Employer Information


E: careers@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

W: https://www.cedar-foundation.org/

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

 FEMALE ONLY Support Workers (Two posts)                         REF: 20-133-FSW-AH-WEB

** 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

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

Through a key worker system, he/she will also have involvement in the delivery of individual support/care plans. 

ARDKEEN – Ardkeen consists of 10 fully adapted apartments, designed to facilitate Supported Living for tenants with high support needs, under the one roof. The tenant group includes people with physical disability, brain injury and sensory impairment. It combines housing with care and technology to increase independence and enhance quality of life. Tenants can utilise elements of assistive technology to support daily living. Ardkeen is located just off the Lisburn Road in Belfast and close to local amenities such as; shops, restaurants, parks and health centres. The team consists of 4-5 staff on daily to provide the service users support with their daily needs.

Hours:                   30 hours per week
Contract:               Permanent
Location:               Supported Living Services in Belfast, 86 Malborough Park North, Belfast, BT9 6HL
Hourly Rate:          £9.05 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. Once offer of employment has been made, applicants must register with NISCC. (Payment of NISCC registration fee will be reimbursed by Cedar)
Demonstrable evidence of 6 months experience of providing physical care / support for individuals. 
Ability to work as part of a team
Awareness of importance of promoting social inclusion for service users
Understand the relevance of empowering people and promoting independence

Starting on 28 days leave (pro rata) in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays)
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
Recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
Cycle to work scheme
Access 24/7 Doctors Line
Health Cashback scheme
Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers

Apply online at: https://cedar-foundation.getgotjobs.co.uk/home

Closing Date:   Sunday 4th October 2020

** 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



  • Permanent
  • Ardkeen
  • Closing date: Sunday 04 Oct 2020
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