Support Workers

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

Support Workers, West Belfast Living Options   REF: 20-117-SW-WBLO-WEB

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.

Cedar is working in partnership with Choice Housing & Radius to provide Supported Living Service to adults over the age of 18 with a learning disability at a range of sites including bungalows and apartments across West Belfast with West Belfast Living Options. The extent of support provided ranges from 1hr to 24 hrs per day, with support and guidance in all daily living tasks including, personal care, leisure and social skills and household management.
Due to rapid continual growth and development, an opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker to join our team.

The Support Worker is part of the team whose responsibility is to meet the practical, physical and emotional needs of individuals in receipt of services within the Cedar Foundation Living Options.

Through a key worker system, they will also have involvement in the delivery of individual care plans

As well as an excellent benefits package the Cedar Foundation also offer you a unique opportunity to progress your skills and experience through our commitment to the development of our staff team with training and learning opportunities.

Hours:                  Various contracted hours available
Contract:             Permanent
Location:            Primary location in West Belfast, Glen Road, BT11 8BS)
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. 

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
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Apply online at:
Closing Date:  13th September 2020


Successful candidates will be appointed following satisfactory Access NI and other pre-employment checks. This Post is subject to an Enhanced Access NI check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from working with The Cedar Foundation. This will depend on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of your offences or other information contained on a disclosure certificate.

  • Permanent
  • West Belfast
  • Closing date: Wednesday 30 Sep 2020
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