Support Worker – No Experience Required

Salary: £9.18-£9.58

Closing Date: 31 May 2021

Company Name: Hft

Nature of the Company: Hft is a national charity providing services for people with learning disabilities. We can provide support from just a couple of hours a week up to 24 hours a day. Our staff teams support people to live the best life possible.

Responsibilities: About you
You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job - you’ll get plenty of training along the way. Having the right values, a positive attitude to life and a desire to support people to live their life with as much independence, choice, dignity and control as possible is what matters most. You will need to have good listening skills and a practical, caring approach. You also need to have basic level IT skills to be able to use a computer as you will regularly need to record information about people you will be supporting.

We are currently restricting face-to-face training; therefore most of your training courses, including some aspects of your induction, will be online. But you will still be able learn from your colleagues in a supportive hands-on environment.

What we offer
We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training, and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in you to ensure you have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support people to live the best life possible.

Benefits: Apprenticeships – earn whilst gaining a fully funded Level 2 Diploma in Health & Social Care with a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer (ranked 11th in 2020)
Access to the Hft Plus benefits package, which includes a great number of discounts and rewards across shops, restaurants, gym membership and days out; but also an Employee Assistance Programme, with telephone and face-to-face support options
Access to award winning training and development – Hft is one of only four charities to have achieved the Skills for Care ‘Centre of Excellence’ provider status
Annual staff award scheme – The Fusion Awards, and peer recognition through our GEM awards programme
20 days holiday (plus 8 bank holidays) increasing to 25 days after a year of employment (pro rata for part time staff)
A contributory pension scheme & life assurance
Free DBS Check
As a “key worker” you will benefit from government incentive schemes

Experience: Existing Support Worker experience is not required as full training will be provided.

Job Ref: OACP/

Work Location: Abingdon,Didcot,Oxfordshire

Salary Details: £9.18-£9.58

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Bank,Full Time,Part Time

Hours: Part Time and Full Time Hours Available

Closing Date: 31 May 2021