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Support Worker

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Support Worker - Burton Latimer

Location: Burton Latimer

Salary: £15,695 – £18,300 pa + enhancements for Sleep-Ins & Night Working

Closing Date: Monday 31 October 2016

NCHA have opened a new project for adults with complex and challenging needs in Burton Latimer and are looking for Support Workers who can demonstrate an understanding towards individuals who are experiencing great changes in their lives.

You will work with service users enabling them to live fulfilling and independent lives in the community by meeting their support plan outcomes.

We are looking for highly motivated, good team players who have good communication and person-centred support skills. You will need empathy and compassion while being able to demonstrate a robust and safe approach to managing risk positively.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual looking to make their first step in to a social care role as full free training will be provided.

If you are confident and creative, and want a job where no two days are the same, then this could be for you!

All successful candidates will be required to work on a shift basis over a 24 hour period including weekends, bank holidays and sleep in’s; a 33% bonus is paid for waking nights and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts. In addition, an allowance of £3527 is also paid for sleep-ins.

Benefits Package:

  • Competitive salary
  • 365 days leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Salary Sacrifice Options for Pensions and Childcare Vouchers
  • Family Friendly Working Policies
  • Free Training
  • Free Enhanced DBS
  • Benefits scheme offering discounts/offers with wide range of retailers
  • Health cashback plan

Interviews: On-going basis

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates; as black and minority ethnic (BME) employees are currently under-represented in our organisation, we would particularly welcome applications from BME applicants.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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