Bank Support Workers

Employer Information

Cedar

E: careers@cedar-foundation.org

T: (028) 9066 6188

W: https://www.cedar-foundation.org/

Bank Support Workers                                                                      REF: 21-067/BSW-AH/WEB

The Cedar foundation deliver a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland.

The Bank Support Worker is part of the team whose responsibility is to meet the practical, physical and emotional needs of individuals in receipt of services within the Cedar Foundation Supported Living Schemes

Ardkeen comprises 10 fully adapted, 1 bedroom open plan apartments, spread over two floors. Each single occupancy home is designed to facilitate people who have high supported living needs such as those who have physical disability, brain injury or sensory impairment.

Hillmount consists of 7 flats, and a cul-de-sac of 5 bungalows all of which incorporate elements of SMART technology. All service users have physical and sensory disabilities and /or brain injury with associated needs. The team consists of 3-5 staff on daily to provide the service users support with their daily needs.

Through a key worker system, he/she will also have involvement in the delivery of individual support/care plans.

Hours:                    Casual, as and when required
Contract:                Bank
Location:               Supported Living Services (Ardkeen/Hilmount, South Belfast)
Hourly Rate:          £9.29 per hour

Essential:                              
Numeracy & literacy (English language) skills
Demonstrable evidence of 6 months experience of providing physical care / support for individuals. 
Available to work on a shift based pattern as and when required.
Registered or willing to apply for registration with the N. Ireland Social Care Council. Once offer of employment has been made, applicants must register with NISCC. (Payment of NISCC registration fee will be reimbursed by Cedar)

Benefits:
Annual leave based on 20 days statutory entitlement, plus 8 bank holidays – based on accrual paid in arrears per quarter
Statutory sick pay, if applicable.
Auto enrollment into enhanced pension scheme if applicable.  (employee 5% & employer 4%).
Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities

Access NI
Successful candidates will be appointed following satisfactory Access NI and other pre-employment checks. This Post is subject to an Enhanced Access NI check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from working with The Cedar Foundation. This will depend on the nature of the position, together with the circumstances and background of your offences or other information contained on a disclosure certificate.

THE CEDAR FOUNDATION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER
 

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