Job Title: Specialist Support Worker
Hours: 32 hours per week
Pay Rate/Salary: £9.93 per hour / £16,523.52 + £65 per sleep in which could earn you an additional £3,900 - £6,240 a year based on 5-8 sleeps per month!
Location: Northenden, Manchester
Join us in making a positive impact into the lives of the young and the adults that we support. Could you be the one to make this change? Always with their care at the heart.
At the Together Trust, our vision is a society where people thrive because they are valued within their communities. For 150 years we’ve been championing and caring for people with disabilities, autism and complex health needs. We provide life-changing support for looked-after children and care-experienced people. Today we’re proud to be one of the North West’s leading disability charities.
As part of your role, your duties will include:
- Enable the people we support with complex learning disabilities, and/or an autism spectrum condition, to lead an independent life.
- Providing high-quality person-centred care, tailored to the needs of each individual, based on their lifestyle.
- Working alongside our existing team, offering a diverse range of exciting and varied activities – bring your hobbies to work!
- Supporting with day to day living tasks such as personal care, housekeeping, cooking and cleaning, and accessing community-based services.
Why work for us?
Together we work hard, enjoy our jobs, and support each other. We offer excellent rewards and wellbeing-based benefits:
- We are proud to be a real living wage employer and offer incremental pay progression
- 27 days annual leave rising incrementally based on years in service
- 25% hourly enhanced pay for weekend shifts worked
- Occupational sick pay and family friendly policies
- Company pension plan with 7% employer contribution
- Comprehensive training and continuing development opportunities
- Long service awards including cash gifts and extra holiday
- Mental Health First Aiders offering support from trained colleagues, and free mental health support through Able Futures
- Support and advice for health, life, money and work through Lifeworks
- Access to health plans where you can subscribe to claim towards therapy, dental etc. through Simply Health
- Flexible working and lone working policies
- Free online classes e.g. yoga and sewing and many more
- A range of discounts and cycle to work scheme
To be considered for the role, you will need to:
- Demonstrate experience of working in care and dealing with challenging behaviour.
- Possess good communication, and organisational skills.
- Be able to work flexibly across varying shifts, including weekends.
- Be able to engage, listen and communicate in a variety of ways and demonstrate emotional resilience.
- Always reflect our values of being positive, professional, passionate and supportive.
Apply online today, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call our friendly recruitment team on 0121 713 8321 for more information.
Together Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.