Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning D

United Kingdom
£7.66 - £8.12 per hour
06 Oct 2017
07 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker / Care Worker (Charity / Learning Disabilities)  Do you want to support people with Learning Disabilities? It’s not just a job, it’s a life experience. Work as a Support Worker with Hft and change lives.  Hft is a national charity that supports over 2,500 people to live rewarding and fulfilling lives. They provide the specialist care and support that helps people, including those with the most complex and challenging needs, to live with as much independence, choice and dignity as possible. They also provide the kind of extra help that means people with learning disabilities can experience life to the full – from finding employment, to having an active social life.  Come and join our friendly team at Hft in Bedfordshire and you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. You will be welcomed in to the team and coached along the way and receive outstanding training for your role.  Position: Support Worker  Location: Bedfordshire – Biggleswade, Shefford, Sandy, Biggleswade, Clifton, Letchworth, Hitchin, Henlow, Arlesey, Langford, Chicksands, Stotfold, Luton - Bedfordshire  Hours: full and part-time hours  Salary: £7.66 - £8.12 per hour  Closing date: Tuesday 17 October 2017  Interview date: Interview dates are flexible and depending upon your availability  Benefits: Fully funded QCF Level 2 & 3 in Health & Social Care, mileage paid at 45p per mile, refer a friend scheme, fully paid for induction and ongoing learning and development, 28 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays and pro rata for part time), option to buy reduced Tastecard, option to buy Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, contributory Pension Scheme  About the Role:  As a Support Worker / Care Worker for Hft, you will be supporting people with learning disabilities to live the best life possible!  We currently have exciting opportunities available as a Support Worker to join our residential and supported living services based in Clifton, Bedfordshire. We offer high-quality residential care for adults with learning disabilities, with a focus on helping people we support to live life as independently as possible.  Hft provide 24/7 support to people, so this role would suit you, if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people they support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.  About You:  You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job; you’ll get plenty of training along the way. What matters most is your positive attitude to life and your desire to support people with learning disabilities.  Hft is committed to the Investors in People process and have excellent training programmes (with Skills for Care Accreditation). You will have a comprehensive induction and full training programme that’s focused on the people you will be supporting and have a chance to develop your career.  NO AGENCIES PLEASE  You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Learning Disabilities, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Mental Health Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.  This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.