Support Workers

Job specification

Location:
Swindon
Hours:
Full time or part time
Contract type:
Permanent and 6 month fixed term contracts available
Salary:
£19,665 p.a pro rata
Closing date:
13/07/2020
Job reference:
004665
Date posted:
18/05/2020
We are recruiting for various Support Workers for Adult Services -across the Community, in our Care Homes for Learning Disabilities & for Adults over 65, both on a permanent contract and a shorter term basis to fill a variety of shift work including evenings and weekends.

You’ll provide practical, emotional and physical support for our most vulnerable Adults during this challenging and critical time. This is a varied and rewarding role, working within friendly and supportive teams.

If you have been stood down from work and are looking for an interim role or to make a career in care, we would love to hear from you.  You don’t necessarily need qualifications or previous experience, what’s important are your values, attitude and ability to cope in challenging environments. 

You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act - for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).

In return you will receive:

•    Flexible working 
•    25 days holiday
•    A career average revalued earnings (CARE) pension scheme
•    Leisure and Legal Services discounts
•    Eating Out, Shopping and Entertainment discounts

N.B. This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and suitable candidates will be invited to interview as soon as possible. We therefore encourage early applications and reserve the right to close the vacancy early.

As part of your CV application please ensure you include the full contact details of two references (one of which must be your most recent employment where applicable).

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to: resourcing@swindon.gov.uk quoting the job reference 004665.
 

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We are also supporting the care sector across the Borough, to enquire about working in domiciliary care visit: https://www.firstcitynursing.co.uk/about-us 

To find out more about how rewarding a career in care can be, visit: https://www.proudtocaresw.org.uk/