Bank Support Worker (Adult Services)

We are looking for people who are interested in joining our team of bank support workers within the Adult Service.

The role is working with adults who have disabilities. This offers a great opportunity to have a career in an environment where every day is different. We are looking for committed, friendly, patient individuals, with good communication skills, who are able to build positive relationships within the service.

Do you have experience of caring for people in either a professional or personal situation? Are you prepared to use the skills you have and demonstrate an enthusiasm, energy and get involved in activities? Are you physically fit, an excellent team player with a flexible approach to your work? Do you understanding the importance for everyone to be treated as adults and with respect? Do you understand the importance for individuals to be given choice and the opportunity to be involved, to have fun and socialise and how support workers can support this? Do you have the ability to communicate with a wide range of people of differing abilities? Do you have an understanding of the experiences of disabled people and their families, and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that they may face?

In return we offer a quality training package, annual leave and a varied fun day.

The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited to a two part interview (warner interview and role related interview).

Due to the current COVID 19 situation, those selected for interview, with be invited to attend via Zoom and a video of the service will replace a tour.

Hours: casual - you will be part of the bank Support Worker team and hours will vary depending on your availability and the needs of the charity.

Rate of pay: £9 an hour following completion of mandatory training and probationary period. Prior to completion of mandatory training and probationary period: under 18 years of age is £4.55 an hour (gross), aged 18 to 20 years of age is £6.45 an hour (gross), aged 21 to 24 years of age is £8.20 an hour (gross), aged 25 and over is £8.72 an hour (gross).

All mandatory training is paid at National Minimum Wage for your age. 

Closing date: Monday 30th August 2020 Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Please note, you must be over 18 years old (or over 17 years old for bank support worker applications) to apply to work with us. 

 

Purpose and Scope of the Role

To support adults with disabilities and complex health needs to take full part in their services.

To support individuals on a 1:1 or in a group to access a range of activities.

To support individuals  to develop social skills and friendships with their peers.

To support  with personal care, eating, drinking, communication, behaviour and health plans.

To have fun.

To be flexible, hardworking and enjoy your job.

 

Safeguarding:

You will be required to hold a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and have supplied satisfactory references before starting work. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children, vulnerable adults or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.

To apply:

Download, complete and return your application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk

Please read the Job Description for full details of the role.

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