Support Worker - Staff Bank
Casual / Seasonal / Bank / Permanently Variable hours
As and when required
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Social Care - Adult Service
Sunderland Care and Support Ltd
Support Worker - Staff Bank
Post Ref: SW-Bank
£9.36 per hour
Sunderland Care and Support is a Local Authority owned trading company supporting a wide range of vulnerable people across the City of Sunderland.
At Sunderland Care and Support we aim to be a trusted provider in the delivery of high-quality customer focused social and health care services.
Our Staff Bank.....
We recognise that people often want to work flexibly, either in the short or long term and our ‘Staff Bank’ offers people the opportunity to work shifts around their personal commitments. These shifts include working on a rota including daytime, evenings, sleep-ins, weekends and Bank Holidays.
Our ‘Staff Bank’ supplements our workforce and helps with the peaks and troughs of providing cover for planned and unplanned shortfalls in staffing, covering vacancies and staff absences, as well as bringing in specific skills for short periods of time.
The ‘Staff Bank’ offers fantastic opportunities and experience to those that wish to develop their skills and knowledge and you will also be able to apply for any internal vacancies within the company.
We provide care and support in a range of services for customers with a Learning Disability, Autism, Behaviour that Challenges or Mental Health needs. We also operate a Children’s specialist Short Break service, a Reablement service supporting mainly older people to regain their independence, and an Intermediate Care Service.
What you can offer......
As a Support Worker, working as part of a team, you will provide and promote person-centred care and support, enabling individuals to make choices and have control over their daily life.
Suitable applicants should be able to treat people with kindness, dignity, empathy and respect and possess good communication and interpersonal skills
Experience is not always necessary; your attitude and values are more important.
What we can offer you......
The job is extremely rewarding and in return we offer:
• A starting salary of £18,065 rising to £19,171 (pro rata)
• Sleep in payment of £36.08 per night
• Treble time payment for Bank Holiday shifts
• Excellent training opportunities
• A pension scheme
• Career development opportunities
• A positive and rewarding job role and culture
Applying for the position:
This is currently an open advert and application forms should be submitted via email to Recruitment.SCAS@sunderlandcareandsupport.co.uk or via post to David Kelly, Financial Resources Manager, Sunderland Care and Support, Leechmere Centre, Carrmere Road, Sunderland, SR2 9 TQ.
We will be holding interviews throughout the next few months and if you are successful following the interview process appointments will be made subject to two satisfactory references and a satisfactory DBS check.
Application packs are available to download on-line and please note we are unable to accept CV's. Any information provided on a CV will not be considered for short-listing purposes.