Note: The application date for this job has now passed.
£7.50 per hour aged 21+ (£7.03 per hour between the ages of 18-20)
Where appropriate, Hft hourly rates will increase in accordance with the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage as from April 2018.
Supported Living Worker
Hours: Full and part-time hours available
Salary: £7.50 per hour aged 21+ (£7.03 per hour between the ages of 18-20)
We are looking for enthusiastic, caring, forward looking people to join our team.
As a team member you will work in a person centred way. Supporting with all aspects of the daily lives of the people we support including travel, holidays, personal care, supporting people to live independently helping them to achieve goals and accessing the community.
You need to have good communication and listening skills and be willing to support people with all aspects of their lives.
All training will be provided along with the opportunity to work towards a Diploma in Health & Social Care. IT skills are essential.
You will be required to work varied flexible hours including evenings, weekends and sleep-ins. You will need to hold a full UK or EU driver’s licence.
Hft offer 25 days holiday and 8 customary days (pro rata). Hft also offers a contributory pension scheme.
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
To apply, click on the button at the bottom of this page, or for further information please contact Adele Moores on 01772 629862
Closing Date: Sunday 22 October 2017
Interview date to be confirmed
If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks after the closing date your application has not been successful on this occasion.
Hft’s usual terms and conditions apply.
Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do.
Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.
Job Description – Support Worker
Where you will be working Hft Lancashire
Reports to: Registered Cluster Manager
This job is important because:
You will enable the people we support to lead fulfilling lives based upon their personal support needs. You need to work to the standards set internally (by Hft) and externally (for example, by the Care Quality Commission), doing all you can to make sure that the people we support and your colleagues come to no harm and that the people we support are satisfied with the level of support they receive. You will achieve this by communicating with individuals and by following the underpinning principles of Person Centred Active Support (PCAS):
As we provide 24/7 support you need to be able to work shifts, including weekends, some nights and Bank Holidays. You will also be required to accompany people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.
Person Specification: Supported Living Worker
These are the qualities and behaviours that Hft support staff must have.
The first four areas are standard across Hft, the final, person-centred, area is to suit the particular service, and the people it supports, for this particular vacancy.
Communication – we need people who
Respect – we need people who
Cares About – we need people who
Creative Thinking – we need people who
Person Centred ‘must haves’ – we need people who