Care Support Worker

£8.50 - £16.79 hourly
  • The Wilberforce Trust
  • York, UK
  • Nov 05, 2019
Full time Health Care Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

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.

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.

After successful completion of your Care Certificate and induction period you will receive £9.00 for week day hours, and £10.00 for nights and weekends. Sleep overs are paid at £82.10 for a 10 hour shift.

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.

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 and complete their induction period.

 

Salary:

Between £9.00 and £10.00 Per Hour (up to £16.79ph for unsocial bank holidays)

Benefits:

  • Health care scheme
  • Extensive training
  • Pension
  • £250 refer a friend scheme

Position:

  • Night & Day shifts available
  • Permanent contract/Bank shifts