Support Workers – Full Time/Part Time – Deafness Support Network
Salary £17,428.07 rising to £17,928.07 p/a after 6 months
Based in Northwich
Who we are & what’s involved:
We are a Disability Confident employer with a vibrant Supported Living service in Northwich for D/deaf adults with learning difficulties and/or challenging behaviour.
As a professional Support Worker you will demonstrate compassion and empathy in your approach to caring for D/deaf and hard of hearing people. Communication is in BSL, therefore a Level 1 qualification, or equivalent experience would be an advantage.
Some individuals may need intimate personal care, such as bathing, toileting & dressing, as well as domestic & lifestyle support to participate in a wide range of activities, including arts and crafts, drama, gardening, shopping trips, attending college courses and social occasions.
Our values based culture comes from our knowledge that the services we provide make a real difference to the people we support. Whether this is your first step into this sector, or you have prior experience, you will be fully supported by an excellent programme of continuous training and development; allowing you to truly shine in your role! In return we offer a range of benefits including:
252hrs pro rata holiday inc. Bank Holidays, Company Sick Pay, Contributory pension scheme*, Training & Development Opportunities, Cycle to Work Scheme*, Gym Membership* & more! (* subject to qualifying criteria).
We are an equal opportunities employer working to attract the best talent from diverse backgrounds to enhance our specialised team.
To find out more, please download a job description & application form via the Careers page http://www.dsnonline.co.uk/vacancies/
If you are interested in part time hours, please state your preferred days/hours on your application form. This role is subject to completion of an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Closing Date for applications – 2nd September 2019 @ 12 noon.
Please note you will receive an invitation by email if you have been shortlisted. Interviews will be held on 9th September 2019.