Specialist Community Support Worker - #562269
Hours - Full and part time hours available (full time is 37.5 hours a week)
Starting Salary - £21,255.00 per year based on working 37.5 hours a week
Starting Salary potential £25,695.80 per annum *
£25,695.80 = (£21,255.00 annual salary + £3,380.00 1 sleep in shift per week + £1,060.80 enhancement for 15 weekend hours per fortnight).
- Figures based on base salary of £21,255 per annum, working full time (37.5 hours per week) + £65 per sleep, calculated for one sleep in per week and 25% hourly enhanced pay for weekend shift.
Locations - Manchester, Bolton, and Salford
Are you looking for a rewarding job where you can feel proud you’ve made a difference every day? Are you passionate about equity, fairness, and everyone having the right to a happy, fulfilled life? Do you want your employer to support your wellbeing and ambitions to progress your career and development?
Here at Together Trust our vision is to champion a better future for the children, young people, and adults we support.
We are looking for caring, positive and professional Specialist Community Support Workers. As a Specialist Community Support Worker, you will provide high-quality person-centred care providing support with day to day living tasks, such as personal care, housekeeping, cooking, cleaning, and accessing community-based services.
Experience in social care is desirable but not essential as you will be given the necessary support and training to undertake this role. Applicants who do not hold the QCF Level 2 or equivalent at the time of appointment will be given the opportunity to complete QCF Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care. We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and varied life and work experience.
About the role….
Specialist Community Support Workers play a key role in developing relationships between the person supported, other important individuals in their lives and the Trust.
You will work within a person-centred framework within the service so that the individual/s supported can develop control of their lives and resources in a meaningful and empowering way. For example, empowering and teaching individual to use budgeting systems, assisting in detailed self-care plans and building independence skills in the least restrictive way.
You will be expected to work closely with any family and professionals involved in the individuals care and ensure that needs and interventions are explored and acted on within your remit.
As a Specialist Community Support Worker you will be expected to work on shift, administer medication, ensure good routines are in place and are undertaken to maintain the individual’s well-being.
This role will extend to undertaking frequent checks lined to health and safety and daily/weekly recording systems and implementing simple data systems to ensure the service is performing in line with agreed plans, best practice, and the Trust standards.
It is expected that you will support the individual to access appointments, formal reviews and planning of the care and support provided.
Why work for us?
You will be joining a great team of like-minded people.
We are proud to be a real living wage employer and offer annual incremental pay progression
27 days annual leave rising to 30 after 5 years and 33 after 10 years plus bank holidays.
Occupational sick pay and family friendly policies including enhanced maternity.
Company pension plan with 7% employer contribution.
Comprehensive training and continuing development opportunities.
Flexible working encouraged.
Long service awards including cash gifts and extra holiday.
Mental Health First Aiders offering support from trained colleagues, and free mental health support through our employee assistance provider Lifeworks.
Access to health plans where you can subscribe to claim towards therapy, dental etc. through Simply Health
Free in person and online yoga classes for all staff
A range of discounts and cycle to work schemes as well as staff council and staff networks.
Full Job description attached
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If this sounds like a place for you and you think you have the relevant skills and experience we are looking for please get in touch at [email protected] or apply now. We would love to hear from you!
Shortlisting will take place throughout the duration of the advert as we are seeking more than one individual.
We welcome applications from those with a right to work in the UK. We do not currently sponsor overseas staff.