Support Workers


Please note: The closing date for this vacancy has passed, and we are no longer accepting applications.

  • Location Leicester, LE2
  • Hours 37 hrs per week
  • Pay £15,998.16 - £16,840.17 per annum DOE
  • Closing date: 27 May 2019, 11:59 p.m.

You will be required to work 37hrs per week and flexibly over a 24-hour period seven days a week, including bank holidays and weekends.  

In this role you will:
• Support individual as needed with their physical and personal care, according to their support plan.
• Offer emotional, physical and social support to each individual living in the bungalow.
• Be aware of the communication needs of each individual, as detailed in their support plans and to ensure that they are always fully met at all times.  
• Support each individual to make choices in all aspects of their life.
• Initiate, organise and support activities that respond to individual preferences, both within the bungalow and in the local community.
• Need to demonstrate compassion, adaptability and integrity.

Previous experience of working with people in a residential or health setting is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

When rostered to work weekends and bank holidays you will be paid, at an enhanced hourly rate. 

Some Sleeping-in duties may also be required for which an additional payment of £50.39 per sleep will be made.  

In return you will receive a competitive salary in line with the Health & Social care sector, and a generous benefits package and investment in your personal growth with continuous training.  

Working for Vista means you will be working for one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, working with people with sight loss and their families.

Closing Date: Monday 27th May 2019 - Midnight

Interview date: Week Commencing Monday 3rd June 2019

If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume you have regrettably not been selected for interview on this occasion.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS.

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