Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 473093182-2
  • Date Posted: 14 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Integrate
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Salary: £17,187 to £17,438
  • Sector: Health, Social Care, Nursing
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We currently have exciting opportunities for Support Workers to join our team across the North west in Preston, Leyland, East Lancashire and Manchester. We have both full and part-time Support Worker roles available and are offering a competitive salary of £17,187-£17,438 per annum depending on qualifications PLUS additional sleepovers paid at £46 per night.

This isn't your regular job! Are you an open minded and energetic person? Can you work under pressure whilst retaining a calm and relaxed exterior and maintain your sense of humour? Can you see beyond the history of the person and remain determined to help people build really good person centred lives? Do you enjoy doing fun things such as bike riding, walking, music, films, playing football, badminton and fun days out? If this is up your street we need you!

We are an innovative community project working with people with a learning disability and mental health issues who have additional needs. If you can commit to promoting the needs of others we can commit to helping you develop a rewarding career. Due to ongoing expansion, our positive and supportive management team and the people we work with are looking for;

What are we looking for in our ideal Support Worker?

Ideally you should have NVQ/QCF 2 in Health & Social Care, but relevant experience will be considered if no qualification held.

You must have a strong value base, with an ability to respect the clients' wishes and views and enable them to enjoy a full and enriched life of their choosing, confident of high quality, safe services, promoting independence, well-being and dignity.

Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and additional needs OR experience in mental health or youth work is desirable but not essential.

Flexibility to work evenings and alternate weekends is essential.

There is also a £500 welcome bonus payable for new recruits commencing work in selected locations between 1/1/22 and 31/3/22. 'Bonus funded by DHSC Workforce Capacity Fund' which is location and time specific.

If you want to develop your potential by focusing on truly making a difference to the individuals that we support, please click 'apply' today to be considered as our Support Worker. We'd love to hear from you!