Support Worker and Female Night Support Worker

Employer Information

Cedar

E: careers@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

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

We are currently recruiting for the following positions at Meadowvale Court Lisburn: 

Permanent Support Workers, up to 35 hours per week. (Shifts range between the hours of 7am to 10pm)

Permanent Female Night Support Worker* , up to 20 hours per week, (Shifts run between the hours of 10pm to 8am)

Hourly Rate: £9.79 per hour (under review) and £11.18 overtime rate. 

Closing Date: 24th January 2022 at 8am

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. If you are passionate about making a difference to the lives of others and caring for people who have a learning disability and associated complex needs we would love to meet you!

The role of Support Worker requires a team approach at all times with effective working relationships for the benefit of the service user. Support Workers assist service users with activities of daily living and facilitate inclusion of service users in a broad range of activities. This is all done in accordance with the service users individual personal care and support needs. At Meadowvale Court we provide support and care for 13 adults over the age of 18 who have brain injury, physical, sensory or neurological disability. The extent of support and care provided is based on individual assessment of need. Personalised support services available include assistance with daily living activities, personal care, leisure and social skills and household management. Support workers are required to work flexibly and be available to work unsociable hours and public holidays on a rotational basis.

Benefits:
Annual Leave 5.6 weeks  in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays). This increases with length of service, up to 33 days per year.
Paid breaks
Free tea and coffee
Recognition & Reward scheme available to all staff in the course of their work
Paid annual NISCC registration fees
Investor in People accredited organisation with commitment to development of employees through paid training and learning opportunities, including QCF Level 3.
Enhanced rate of pay for working on bank holidays
Auto-enrolment pension scheme, 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution
Occupational Sick Pay (2 weeks full pay, 2 weeks half pay after 6 months service)
Cycle to work scheme
Employee Assistance Programme including access to 24/7 Doctors support
Health Cashback Scheme
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Essential Criteria:
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Interest in working with people in a care environment
Apply online at: https://cedar-foundation.getgotjobs.co.uk/home

*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 

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

 

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