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Support Worker - Supported Living Services

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Please see advert text
Advert Start Date:
31/03/2020
Advert End Date:
31/05/2020 23:59
Salary:
£15,624 (pro-rata based on 32 hours)
Allowances:
Sleep-over Payment
Hours per week:
32 or 16
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
197224
Employment Location:
Sunderland
Closing date:
31 May
Further Information

Sunderland Care and Support Ltd
Support Worker - Supported Living Services
Post Ref: SW-SL
£9.36 per hour

Sunderland Care and Support is a Sunderland City Council owned trading company supporting a wide range of vulnerable people across the City of Sunderland.

Our Values.....

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 Supported Living Services.....

Sunderland Care and Support work alongside customers who possess a diverse range of complex needs and characteristics to enable them to engage within the community, develop skills and enhance their quality of life.

Our services provide care and support to people in their own homes, maximising long-term independence and enabling people to have choice and control of the care they require.

Within our supported living services, we provide care and support in a range of services for customers with a Learning Disability, Autism, Behaviour that Challenges, Complex Health or Mental Health needs.

What you can offer.....

As a Support Worker you will be working as part of a team, providing and promoting person-centred care and support, enabling individuals to make choices and have control over their daily lives.

Suitable applicants must demonstrate the core values of the company, treating customers; families and their colleagues with dignity and respect. Have compassion by delivering the best possible care by treating customers with sensitivity and empathy. All colleagues must adhere to the highest standards of professionalism, ethics and personal responsibility worthy of the trust our customers place in us and fostering a safe and supportive environment whereby the highest quality service is delivered by every member of the team.

Experience is not always necessary; your attitude and values are more important.

What we can off you.....

The job is extremely rewarding and in return we offer:

• 32 or 16 hours per week
• A starting salary of £15,624 rising to £16,580 (pro rata, based on 32 hrs p/w)
• Sleep-over payment of £36.08 per night
• Designated rota pattern
• Excellent training opportunities
• A pension scheme
• Generous annual leave entitlement
• Career development opportunities
• A positive and rewarding job role and culture
• Work shifts on a rota including daytime, evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays

Applying for the position.....

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 9TQ.

In line with current guidelines on social distancing, we will be holding telephone interviews rather than a face to face interview. Following our shortlisting process, we will contact candidates to arrange an appropriate time to carry out a telephone interview. 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.