Support Workers REF: 21-171-SW-BLO-WEB
The Cedar Foundation deliver a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland.
Cedar is working in partnership with Choice Housing & Radius to provide Supported Living Service to adults over the age of 18 with a learning disability at a range of sites including bungalows and apartments across West Belfast with West Belfast Living Options. The extent of support provided ranges from 1hr to 24 hrs per day, with support and guidance in all daily living tasks including, personal care, leisure and social skills and household management.
The role of Support Worker requires a team approach at all times with effective working relationships for the benefit of the service user.
To assist service users with activities of daily living and facilitate inclusion of service users in a broad range of activities.
To support service users with identified personal care and support needs.
Support workers are required to work flexibly and be available to work unsociable hours and public holidays on a rotational basis.
Hours: Full Time and Part Time contracts available
Location: Belfast Living Options, 151 Glen Road Belfast, BT11 8BS
Hourly Rate: £9.29 per hour (Under review)
Overtime rate offered of £10.86 per hour
Good literacy and numeracy skills
Interest in working with people in a care environment
Annual Leave 5.6 weeks in each leave year (inclusive of public and statutory holidays). This increases with length of service, up to 33 days per year.
Free tea and coffee
Recognition & Reward scheme available to all staff in the course of their work
Paid annual NISCC registration fees
Investor in People Platinum with commitment to development of employees through paid training and learning opportunities, including QCF Level 3.
Enhanced rate of pay for working on bank holidays
Auto-enrolment pension scheme, 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution
Occupational Sick Pay (2 weeks full pay, 2 weeks half pay after 6 months service)
Cycle to work scheme
Employee Assistance Programme including access to 24/7 Doctors support
Health Cashback Scheme
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Successful candidates will be appointed following satisfactory Access NI and other pre-employment checks. This Post is subject to an Enhanced Access NI check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from working with The Cedar Foundation. This will depend on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of your offences or other information contained on a disclosure certificate.
THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
The closing date for applications is Friday the 10th of December 2021
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