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Support Worker

Posted 3 days ago

What The Job Is:

We have a fantastic opportunity for 4 Support Workers to join our Lurgan team where you will be working for our client in Loughgall. The role is an immediate start and the pay rate ranges from £8:49-£14.77 ph. This role is on a rota basis which includes weekends. The hours are 8am – 8:15pm or 8pm – 8:15am with 4 days 1 week and 3 the following with every other weekend off. The days you work can be flexible.  In your new role you will be working with people Mental Health and Disability. You will supporting the residents to develop independence and life skills. You will also encourage and support the residents to take part in daily activities including arts, music, education, sensory and outdoor activities.

Who We Are:

First Choice, now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies, has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

Job Duties

  • Providing support deemed necessary by senior staff
  • Promoting independence
  • Encouraging interaction and participation
  • Carrying out risk assessments for service users
  • Essential Criteria

  • NISCC Registered
  • Willing to complete an Access NI check
  • 6 months paid experience in a caring role
  • NVQ Level 3 or Above in Health & Social Care or
  • 4 GCSE's at grade C with 1 full years experience in Healthcare Sector.
  • Desired Criteria

  • MAPA training
  • Previous experience working with adults with Mental Health & Disability.
  • More Information

    What We Will Offer You:

    • £8:49-£14.77 ph
    • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
    • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
    • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
    • Free Uniform

    The Nitty Gritty:

    • Hours of work include days, evenings and weekends
    • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
    • Closing date for this post is 28-12-18
    • Start date for this post is immediate

    The Next Steps:

    • Contact Aaron Lavery on 028 38316446
    • Email your cv to

    If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.

    First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

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