Hft is a national charity that's been supporting people with learning disabilities since 1962. We put the people we support at the centre of everything we do and use our experience to work in partnership with them to provide personalised services to more than 2,500 people.
Hft Sheffield and Derbyshire are recruiting part and full-time Support Workers, covering locations across the region.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire and Derbyshire – Various Locations
Job type: Part and Full-time
Contract: Permanent (flexible relief contracts also available)
Hours: 15 to 37.5 hours per week available and flexible relief hours
Hourly rate: Starting from £8.00 up to £8.40 per hour (Qualification dependent)
Bank Holidays +20% and Christmas Bank Holidays +50%.
Additional Enhancements: Weekend Hours: earn an extra £0.50 per hour
Overtime Rate: base rate plus an extra 15%
Sleep-in shift: £7.83 per hour
Closing date: Sunday 9 December 2018
About the role:
It’s not just a job, it’s a life experience. Join us and help us change lives.
As a Support Worker at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people’s needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.
You’ll go to work knowing that you’re making a positive difference to someone’s life and be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who’ll support you all the way.
Hft Support Workers provide 24/7 support to some people, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include some weekends, sleep-in duties and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.
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 to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible.
What we offer:
We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.
Join us and help us change lives.
NO AGENCIES PLEASE
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