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Organisation: Cambridgeshire County Council   Hours: 37.00
Salary: £18,933 - £19,698   Working Pattern:Permanent
Location: 6 St Lukes Close - Huntingdon   Reference: 21738

Closing date:

04 October 2020 at midnight
St Luke’s provides Short Breaks and Supported Living services for adults with a learning disability. Our aim is to support and empower service users to enhance their quality of life, maximise potential and to continue to develop and promote independence skills within their own homes, in the short break service and in the community.

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and creative team players who are committed to providing high quality support. You will need to support people with personal care tasks and have a willingness and capacity to work with people who may challenge.

St Luke’s Respite can support up to 6 people, we have two 6-bedded Supported Living bungalows and are regulated by CQC and you will be required to have some knowledge and understanding of the Key Lines of Enquiry; or be willing to work towards this.

Staff will have the benefits of regular supervision, annual appraisals and excellent training opportunities.

Hours are on a shift basis (7am – 3pm/3pm-10pm) shifts may at times be shorter for part time staff, shifts including weekends and Bank Holidays, and you will be expected to undertake sleeping-in shifts. Generous enhancements are paid for working unsocial hours i.e. weekends and bank holidays.

No formal qualifications are essential, but a good standard of education is required. There is a requirement to complete an induction which may include the Care Certificate. A willingness to undertake a formal qualification / apprenticeship in social care is essential.

When filling in your application form, please thoroughly read the Guidance Notes and provide examples of how you meet the selection criteria.

Previous applicants need not apply.

About the position

We have several support worker vacancies which include Full and Part time posts in St Luke's Close, Huntingdon.

For further information please call Lucy Batty / Bridget Benwell / Ian Elderkin on 01480 456941.


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