Respite Support Worker – BLUR83143

Location
M15 4EN, Manchester
Salary
£17,745 - £19,890 per annum
Posted
05 Jun 2019
Closes
03 Jul 2019
Ref
BLUR83143
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Respite Support Worker – BLUR83143
Trafford
£17,745 - £19,890 per annum

About Them:

Our client is a local charity based in Sale, just south of Manchester City Centre. They have over 60 years’ experience supporting children and adults with learning and physical disabilities to live life to the full. The support includes working in people own homes and helping individuals to take part in their local community. To make this happen, shift work is essential and includes working early morning, after school weekends and school holidays.

What They Want:

Our client makes the kind of life most people take for granted accessible for everyone we work with. They want caring and compassionate Domiciliary Support Workers to help people with learning and physical disabilities with all aspects of daily living including personal care, emotional needs and social interaction.

You will support service users to develop and maintain relationships and to take part in their community, whilst helping with any personal care needs.

They ask that you are:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to use your own initiative
  • Able to listen, communicate clearly and build positive working relationships
  • Able to care and support to service users with aspects of their daily living in a manner that respects their dignity, is non-judgmental and promotes their independence, choices and privacy
  • An excellent time keeper and reliable

Essential Criteria:

  • Hold a full UK driving licence and have access to a vehicle for work purposes.
  • Committed to training.
  • Desirable but not essential criteria:
  • QCF Level 2 or above

What’s in it for you?

  • Mileage paid to and from visits
  • Time paid for travel in between visits
  • A supportive working environment with other like-minded, committed and passionate team members
  • 28 days holiday per year (pro rata) inclusive of bank holidays
  • Enhanced pay for Bank holidays and Night Shifts
  • Pension Scheme
  • A comprehensive induction and refresher training package which is added to regularly

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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