Dutton Recruitment
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Dutton Recruitment are working in partnership with a very well established and growing support provider who provide residential, outreach, community and supported living services around the UK. Due to organic development and growth due to having a very good reputation in the Yorkshire area they are recruiting for temp to perm support workers for their new services in Barnsley. Dutton Recruitment are acting as an agent for this client and the contract is a 12-week temp to perm position, working for the first 12 weeks through Dutton Housing & Support and then transferring over permanently to the client on week 13.

This is a really exciting opportunity to work for a well-respected and forward thinking client who provide support to adults with both learning disabilities and mental health issues. They have great links with local authorities and because of that they have interesting and dynamic packages coming through on a regular basis that would ensure you are constantly learning new skills and developing as a support worker. My client offers extensive training, a very thorough induction program and will provide opportunities to further develop within the company as a whole.

The roles themselves are either 30 - 37.5 hours per week but with the opportunity to pick up additional shifts for other services in the area. You would need to be a FEMALE (Genuine occupational requirement) to be considered for these roles due to the nature of the clients you will be supporting and their individual support needs and be medication trained. The role involves supporting mainly one female client who has learning difficulties and mental health issues - however there is also another service down the road for a young female with learning disabilities that you will also work in.You will also be involved in providing outreach support to a couple of other local clients who live in the same area and are also supported by the same support provider.

The supported living service you will be working in is a 24/7 service so shifts range from day shifts to sleep ins on a weekly basis. Hours range from 7-3pm/3-10pm plus 2 sleep ins a week.£7.50 ph and £25 for a sleep in, the sleep in rate increases to £44.55 on week 13.

To be considered for this position you must have 6 months paid experience within the last 2 years in a similar environment - supporting adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues