Support Worker (Tadcaster)

Support Worker (Tadcaster)

Salary: 

  • Once qualified
    • £11.45 per hour for social hours
    • £12.45 per hour for unsocial hours
    • Sleep-ins £95.00 per sleep
  • Prior to qualification
    • £10.45 per hour for social hours
    • £11.45 per hour for unsocial hours
    • Sleep-ins £95.00 per sleep

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

Position: Full-time, Part-time, Nights

Based in Tadcaster

Benefits: Health Care Plan, Extensive Training, Pension

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.

 

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

If you are new to the social care sector you can learn more about “what it means to care” at: Every Day is Different.

Additional benefits include:

  • A Simply Health Plan which gives you instant access to GPs, counsellors and physiotherapists.  It also helps cover the cost of health treatments, such as dental, optical, physiotherapy and more.
  • 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!
  • Pension (defined contribution).

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

Read more about what it’s like being a support worker at the Wilberforce Trust in this case study about Sarah.

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