Horticultural Support Worker - Flintshire - Tri-Ffordd

Discipline: Care and Support
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £11.90 per hour
Contact name: Saffron Walshaw

Contact email: saffron.walshaw@hft.org.uk
Job ref: 018292
Published: 8 days ago
Expiry date: 01 Jul 2024 13:15

Are you looking for a meaningful career? Would you like the opportunity to become a dedicated Support Worker, helping individuals with learning disabilities live the best life possible?

We are looking for Support Workers to join our growing team in Tri-Ffordd. Experience is not essential as we will provide you with support and training to become a confident Support Worker. Hft is a charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. We believe in a world where anyone with a learning disability can live within their community with all the choice and support they need to live the best life possible. We are looking for people who are naturally caring and compassionate and align with our values.

Horticultural day service for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities. Compassionate, friendly and a positive can do attitude to life and working and building relationships within the community will be part of your day to day role. Driving licence is a must with minibus addition desirable for getting out and about and providing meaningful activities.

We offer

  • Annual Leave: 33 days (including 8 days statutory bank holidays)

  • Apprenticeships: Earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care

  • Training: Access to award winning training and development

  • Wagestream: Allows you to flexibly access your pay throughout the month and utilise a range of financial support, through its dedicated app

  • Aviva Digicare + workplace: Access to wellbeing services including health checks, Digital GP and mental health support.

  • TELUS health: A 24/service, completely confidential counselling and support platform and helpline that is free for all colleagues to use.

  • Discounted mobile ‘phone contracts. As an Hft employee, you’ll be able to take advantage of Vodafone’s Employee Advantage programme, giving you up to 30% off.

  • Care Friends: Employee referral app – earn money for referring your friends to work for Hft.

  • Retention bonus: £250 every 6 months for the first 2 years of service

  • Free life assurance – 3 x your annual salary

  • Family friendly policies – part time, annualised and compressed hours. Generous return to work bonus following maternity leave.

What will you be doing?

  • Giving the highest possible standards of support to individuals with moderate to severe learning disabilities.
  • Supporting them to discover new interests, reaching goals like travelling and holidays and working positively with their families and friends.
  • Helping individuals to engage in different leisure, home or work-related activities, all according to their personal choice.
  • As a Support Worker (Care Assistant), your responsibilities are varied and no two days are the same.
  • Providing physical and emotional support
  • Everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, providing flexible services that meet people’s needs, and always looking for the best way of doing things.

This is your opportunity to make a real difference to people's lives. A full UK driving licence is essentialFull and part time opportunities available. You will need to have flexibility to work shifts.

  • Type of service  - Supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Location - Tri-Ffordd, Flintshire
  • Salary information – £11.90 per hour

Find your place with us and change lives.

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STRICTLY NO AGENCIES PLEASE

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive sufficient applications.

Hft's usual terms and conditions apply. Hft is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. As a Disability Confident Employer, Hft is helping to ensure that disabled people have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations that people without disabilities do. Successful applicants will need to undertake an enhanced disclosure check against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Having a criminal record may not bar you from employment.