Job Location - United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- West Yorkshire -- Castleford
Job Type Permanent
Posted Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Very competitive rate of pay: £10.71 p/h Opportunity to progress your career quickly and learn new skills from working with a wide ranging client group. Full-time role whereby you will work a mixture of day and night shifts on a rota basis.
We are looking for experienced, male Specialist Support Workers for these fantastic opportunities to work within a supported living environment in Knottingley!
In this support worker position, you will be providing care and support to individuals dealing with trauma and forensic history. For these individuals this will be the first time that they will be integrating and being involved in the community. We are looking for someone who is truly a team player and is proactive, extremely resilient, and hard working.
If you are someone who has worked within a similar environment before (perhaps aligned environments such as secure units, rehabilitation, security, military etc.) and are looking to take your career to the next level without the stress of management responsibilities and are passionate about the person you are supporting, then this would be a fantastic role for you!
We are looking for someone who is:
A team player
Has skills and similar interests to the service users you will be supporting
Ability to build relationships
Can set and stick to strict boundaries
Has a passion to really make a difference by fulfilling people's lives
Has worked within a similar environment before
Looking to take your career to the next level
Passionate and care about the person you are supporting
Requirements to become an Specialist Support Worker:
Previous understanding and knowledge of MCA and DOLS (we will provide refresher training on both)
Either have experience working within a social care setting or have personal experience of supporting a family member or friend.
Be proactive and focused on the key aspects of outcomes/person led care and support, and implement this into your role.
Only MALES will be considered for this position due to the background and the preferences of the individuals you will be supporting. Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.
For this role we have immediate starts available, and we are holding interviews all this week and next.
Did you know we hold all our interviews online? In response to the unprecedented events caused by Covid 19, we are currently conducting all of our interviews online!
If you think you have the right skills and personal values to become a support worker and support people to live independent lives, we would love to hear from you.
Commutable locations within 15 mins drive include: Knottingley, Wakefield, Featherstone, Pontefract, Eggborough, Normanton, Ackworth, South Milford, Swillington, Rothwell, Garforth, Hemsworth, Bradford