We are looking for Support Workers who can work flexibly on a rota basis, as and when required to provide care and support. Are you kind, patient and hardworking with fantastic people skills? Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives by empowering independence? If that’s you, this could be the job for you…
- You have a caring nature and are good at building relationships and trust
- You are motivated and enthusiastic with a positive attitude
- You understand personalised support for adults with complex needs
- You are able to work as and when required to meet service requirements
About the job…….
Working within the Community Support Services you will have the opportunity to work in both supported living and day opportunities. Some evening/sleep-ins/weekend and bank holiday work is required to meet the needs of the Community Support Service and its service users. Due to the nature of the role, some elements of physical work such as moving and handling and delivering personal care will be required.
Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous, however, we can offer you a comprehensive induction and a tailored training plan, with support to undertake the QCF Diploma and Level 2 Health and Social Care qualifications if you do not already hold these.
The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). We will pay for the cost of the DBS.
What we offer in return… A safe working environment with following government Coronavirus guidelines. Work that makes a difference to people’s lives within this beautiful county, in addition to structured salary reviews, local government pension scheme, discounted access to ‘Active Rutland’ keep fit activities and competitive unsociable hours pay enhancements including time and a half for Saturdays and double time for Sundays.
We act as ‘One Council’ in all we do, with each of us working together in the most effective way to meet the needs of our customers every day – if you share this ethos then we very much want to hear from you.
What to do now… Please visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk for more information about this role. For an informal chat please contact Tracey Gilbert, Assistant Team Manager - CCS on 07813 395007.
Please follow the links to apply online. If you experience difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team on email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 758343 for further information and assistance.
All recruitment correspondence, including interview details, will usually be sent out via email. If you require documentation/correspondence in an alternative format, please contact the HR team.
Rutland County Council is committed to Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Everyone at Rutland County Council has a responsibility for, and is committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.