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Hft Newcastle Area
£7.50 per hour
For further information please contact:
Giedre Ginitaite or Bettina Lane on 0191 2131608
Where appropriate, Hft hourly rates will increase in accordance with the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage as from April 2018.
Saturday Support Worker
Location – Children Services, Gosforth, Newcastle
Hours – Part-time – Saturdays only – 9.5 hours
Salary – £7.50 per hour
Hft is a national charity and our goal is to support people with learning disabilities to maximise lifestyle choices and live independent, safe and healthy lives. We are looking for individuals to join our Saturday Club in Children Services.
The Saturday Club is based in the Ouseburn Community Centre. We run 2 sessions supporting children between the age of 8 and 15 years old and young people between the ages of 15 – 25 years old. Some children need support with personal care, assistance to get dressed, or with eating.
Outdoor and indoor activities include:-
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals, who have friendly and welcoming personality to join our team to help support the running of activities, planning sessions and to engage with the young people. Having the right values and attitudes is more important than experience to be a successful Support Worker as we provide a full induction and training opportunities.
Join us and help us change lives.
To apply click on the button below to complete our application form, or to find out more about this role please call Giedre Ginitaite, Bettina Lane on 0191 2131608.
Interview date to be confirmed
STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE
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.
Department: North East
Where you will be working: Newcastle
Reports to: Team Leaders
This job is important because:
You will enable the children 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 children we support and your colleagues come to no harm and that the children 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):
Support Worker at Children Services
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