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Permanent Support Worker – Larne

Posted 2 weeks ago

Permanent Support Workers required on behalf of our client, Northern Irelands leading homeless charity in the Larne area. These are full time positions that offer rotational shift patterns including 3 x 12-hour shifts per week, day and night shifts which include evenings and weekends.  Immediate starts are offered for this post.

 

What The Job Entails:

  • Supervision of Service users’ whist providing support and advice
  • Ensure databases are updated with accurate and reliable data
  • Liaising with internal and external agencies such as social work teams, PSNI and housing services.
  • Promoting independence through support, development, and progression
  • Dealing appropriately with disruptive and/or challenging behaviour
  • Always establish and maintain professional and appropriate boundaries
  • Maintain confidentiality of information
  • Ensure the referral and Induction process for service users is undertaken

 

What We Need From You:

  • Ability to demonstrate the core values of the client
  • Basic level of understanding and experience of supporting people with complex needs
  • To be NISCC registered, or willing to apply
  • IT Skills – ability to use email, internet, and databases to electronically record support work notes

 

What We Would Like From You:

  • Experience of identifying support needs
  • Maths and English GCSE at Grade C OR an equivalent qualification.
  • Valid driving license and access to a car or other form of transport to undertake duties associated with the role.

 

What We Will Offer You:

  • £17,865-£20,302 Per Annum (Experience Dependant)
  • Holidays – 37 days’ annual holiday entitlement a year this included statutory days
  • Holiday entitlement increases with length of service
  • Inclusion in our company pension scheme
  • Death in Service benefit offered
  • Health shield Benefit offered
  • Occupational sick
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave entitlement
  • Career breaks offered (subject to 2 years’ continuous service)
  • Bank and Public holidays paid at premium rates
  • Additional hours paid at time and a quarter
  • Continued access to ongoing personal development
  • Induction training and shadow shifts

 

Closing date of advertisement- 5th October 2022 @ 5pm

 

The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:

  • Contact Megan Lowry or Ellen McCartney in the Ballymena office
  • Simply click apply now.

 

Permanent Support Worker – Larne

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