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.
Sometimes it’s challenging, but it’s always rewarding. You’ll go to work knowing that you’re making a positive difference to someone’s life. And you’ll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who’ll support you all the way.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Hours: Part and Full-time available
Salary: £7.83 per hour aged 21 and over or £7.03 per hour between the ages of 18-20
Staff Benefits Include: Apprenticeships - gain a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care whilst earning, 25 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays), Refer a Friend Scheme/ Staff Introduction Scheme, Family-friendly policies, a contributory Pension Scheme, Life Assurance, Discounted mobile phone and car schemes, a confidential Employee Helpline
Closing date: Friday 15 March 2019
Interview date to be arranged
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 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.
You do need to have the flexibility to work shifts, weekends and occasional sleep-in duties. Having a full and current UK / EU driving licence is essential for this role, and are able to use own vehicle while at work.
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.
STRICTLY 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.