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 totaling £1000 during the month of November 2021: 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 totaling £1000.

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.

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 and Part Time 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: Permanent
Location: Ardkeen/Hillmount
(86 Malborough Park North, Belfast & 104 Finaghy Road South, Belfast)
Hourly Rate:       £9.29 per hour (under review)
                           Overtime rate offered of £10.86 per hour

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 Platinum 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
Special offers at over 600 leading high street and online retailers

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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