Support Worker – Tadcaster

Support Worker – Tadcaster 

Job description

We are an inclusive, equal opportunities employer, we support the recruitment and employment of staff with disabilities wherever possible.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging role where you can make a real difference to the lives of individuals with visual impairments and other complex disabilities, then this role will suit you.  The work is person centered and we aim to help each individual to live as independently and fully as possible.

  • Full & Part time hours available
  • Contracts from as little as 8 hours
  • £250 Refer a friend bonus scheme
  • Day off for your Birthday
  • Extensive training
  • Gain recognised qualifications
  • Company Pension & Health Scheme
  • Staff Mental Health Wellness programme
  • Blue Light Scheme
  • Employee of the quarter £100 bonus!

Our Care/Support workers provide daily support and personal care, and once fully trained will administer medication to our tenants.  Duties may also include arranging daily activities, taking our tenants out on trips and activities, helping to prepare meals or attending activities at Wilberforce House.  We also encourage tenants to develop and maintain positive relationships with family and friends.


Fully operational salary:

  • £12.45 per hr for social hours
  • £13.45 per hr for unsocial hours
  • Sleep-ins £104.20 per sleep (overtime)

Starting salary:

  • £11.45 per hr for social hours
  • £12.45 per hr for unsocial hours
  • Sleep-ins £104.20 per sleep (overtime)

Social hours are Monday to Friday 7am-9pm, Unsocial hours are all other shifts.

We also offer a health package providing financial support for dental, optical and other health bills.

You will receive 20 days’ holiday per year, plus bank holidays, increasing to 25 days plus bank holidays after 2 years’ service.  30 days holiday after your 10th year!  Plus a day off to rest and enjoy your birthday!

There are opportunities to progress within the organisation, gain recognised qualifications including The Care Certificate and take on additional responsibilities.

All staff are supported to achieve the Care Certificate (if needed) and complete a successful induction period.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £11.45-£13.45 per hour

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The Wilberforce Trust is dedicated to helping those with visual impairment, sight loss, hearing loss and other disabilities across York, North Yorkshire and the surrounding areas.