Support Worker & Bank Support Workers

Employer Information

Cedar

E: careers@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

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

We are currently offering a Welcome Bonus totalling £1000: The bonus will be £250 on successful completion of 3 months’ service, a further £250 on successful completion of 6 months’ service & a further £500 paid on first anniversary totalling £1000. T&C’s apply

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 role of Support Worker requires a team approach at all times with effective working relationships for the benefit of the service user.

To assist service users with activities of daily living and facilitate inclusion of service users in a broad range of activities.

To support service users with identified personal care and support needs.

Support workers are required to work flexibly and be available to work unsociable hours and public holidays on a rotational basis.

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.

HILLMOUNT – Hillmount consists of 7 flats, and a cul-de-sac of 5 bungalows all of which incorporate elements of SMART technology. All service users have physical and sensory disabilities and /or brain injury with associated needs. The team consists of 3-5 staff on daily to provide the service users support with their daily needs.

Hours: Full Time, Part Time & Bank contracts available Full time contracts 35 hours per week
      Part time contracts 16-32 hours per week
      Day Shifts usually between 8am and 10pm

Flexibility is required to ensure the needs of the service are met. Support Workers must be available to work unsociable hours and on public holidays on a rotational basis. Working patterns can be discussed.

Contract: Support Worker – Permanent
                  Bank Support Worker – Bank

Location: Ardkeen/Hillmount
(86 Malborough Park North, Belfast & 104 Finaghy Road South, Belfast)

Hourly Rate:      £9.79 per hour
                              Overtime rate offered of £11.18 per hour (SW role only)

Essential:
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Interest in working with people in a care environment

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

 

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