Support Workers (learning disabilities)
Cheadle Hulme, near Manchester Airport, SK8 6RQ, Cheshire
Salary range: £17,473 - £18,788 + benefits + overtime
Holidays:Year 1 is 33 days, rising to 38 after 5 years
What are we looking for?
- We are recruiting for a number of talented and enthusiastic Residential Support Workers for our children’s and young adults’ homes.
- These roles will work in our fantastic, state of the art 2 and 4 bedroom homes at our single site in Cheadle Hulme near Manchester airport, and will support our children and young adults (3-25 years old).
- Experience working in a care setting supporting people with complex learning disabilities andcommunication, behavioural and sensory impairments or in a mental health setting is preferred but not essential.
- Level 3 Health & Social Care qualification advantageous but not essential.
So if you are looking for an active care role where you can make a real difference, then please apply ASAP!
What are the roles?
- These are full time and part time permanent roles
- They will involve providing daily care and support for our young people including personal care needs, mobility, daily routine support, communication, independent living skills, learning and leisure activities.
- Some challenging behaviours may present, so candidates should be comfortable working in this type of environment.
What are the hours?
Flexibility over 7 days is required (37.5 hours per week)
The roles operate on a rotating shift pattern
The roles will work every other weekend
We also have part time hours for evenings and weekends, and these roles will also involve working every other weekend (21 hours per week minimum)
What are the benefits?
Pension scheme, on site gym, employee assistance programme, online retail and leisure discounts, doggy day care/grooming service, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, free parking and generous holidays!
We offer good career development opportunities with performance related pay to progress your salary depending on qualifications, training and experience.
Who are we?
Seashell Trust is a national charity supporting children and young adults with complex learning disabilities and additional communication needs from across the UK.We provide care and education, for children and young people aged between 3-25 years, in our homes, at our school and college and through our short breaks services.
We provide an environment that is safeguarded and as part of our safer recruitment policy, successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check (no cost) and full references will be taken.
We value diversity and are committed to equal opportunities. Disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria on the person specification will be guaranteed an interview.
This charity is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
You may have experience of the following: Residential Support Worker, Care Staff, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Social Care Worker, Community Services, NHS Support Worker, Care Assistant, Senior Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Nursery Nurse, Support Worker etc.