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Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 26 March 2020
Salary: £19,374 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 April 2020
Location: Burton Latimer, NN15 5UZ
Company: NFP People Limited
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 1743

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Summary

Support Worker

We are looking for proactive, reliable, resilient and passionate support staff with a 'can do' attitude to work in variety of settings including supported living, care homes and in the community in Nottingham.

Have your circumstances changed due to the coronavirus outbreak? Or do you want to come out of retirement to help battle the coronavirus outbreak in your local area? Our client has work for you!

Location: Burton Latimer

Salary: £19,374 per annum pro rata for part time + enhancements for night working

Hours: Up to 37 hrs; full time, part time and bank hours available - This is a 3 month fixed term role with the possibility of an extension.

Closing Date: Wednesday 15 April 2020

Interview Date: Telephone Interviews are being arranged on an ongoing basis

About the role:

In the role of Support Worker helping and caring for others must come naturally to you. You will be outgoing, values-led and motivated and will work as part of a team to help bring the best out of vulnerable people and keep them safe.

There's never been a greater time to work in Social Care!

Every day will be different! But we can assure you, it will be rewarding; especially in these times where its people like you that will keeping the nation ticking.

No two days will be the same! Support could be anything from painting, reading, watching a movie cooking or even watching football, cleaning, personal care, e.g. dressing, washing, shaving, going to the toilet. But, ultimately it must be the service users choice; obviously staying safe and engaged whilst socially distancing.

About you:

Don't worry if you don't have previous experience!

Full training will be provided to help you gain the skills needed to succeed in the role. As an added bonus, you will be paid to train - how ace is that!

Shift times will be reliant on what service you're working at and the needs of the service user. There is a variety of shifts to fit around childcare and other commitments so don't worry if you can't work on a rota basis. Shifts available will include earlies, late shifts and night working.

We have various contracts available and welcome applicants that are looking for part-time or full-time or bank opportunities.

In Return:

Our clients has some great reasons to work for them, benefits included with the role of Support Worker include:

- c36.5 days leave a year with additional 2 days after 5 years service

- Healthcare Cash Back Plan worth up to £1200 per year on your routine healthcare costs e.g. Dentist, opticians etc.

- Company Pension Scheme options with contributions matched by NCHA and includes life assurance cover

- Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption pay

- Free enhanced DBS check where applicable

- £250 for successful referral of a friend/family member

- Employee Recognition Scheme

- Great learning & development and qualification opportunities

- Discounted bus passes and gym membership, discounts and cashback at major retailers

- Free access to employee Advice Line; offering a 24-hour confidential advice service to discuss work or home related concerns with professional advisors

To keep you safe, PPE will be provided for you and you will be encouraged to socially distance where possible in the role.

As this is a key worker role, you will be provided a letter confirming your status so your children can be allowed into school.

Whether you would like to help out your community in protecting our most vulnerable people from the effects of COVID-19 or looking for a new rewarding role or need to earn some extra cash, our client will have you if you share their values.

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

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