Support Worker – Waking Nights

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.

  • TADCASTER BASED
  • CONTRACTS FROM AS LITTLE AS 10 HOURS!
  • £250 REFER A FRIEND BONUS SCHEME!
  • DAY OFF FOR YOUR BIRTHDAY!
  • COMPANY PENSION & WELLNESS SCHEME!

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 sensory sessions at Wilberforce House. We also encourage tenants to develop and maintain positive relationships with family and friends.

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

We also offer a health package with Simply Health 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.

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

Benefits:

  • Health care/ Well-being scheme
  • Extensive training
  • Pension
  • Small contracts available

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

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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.