Support Worker

Company:  Wiltshire Council
Location: Wiltshire
Closing Date: 22/03/2024
Salary: £23,893 - £24,702 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description

Support Worker

Job Description

Salary: £23,893 - £24,702

Hours per week: 37 hours

Interview date: Saturday 9 March 2024

Wiltshire Support at Home - Your home, Our Support, Your Independence

If you are passionate about making a real difference to people's lives and looking to start your career in the care industry, this is the perfect opportunity for you. We believe in nurturing talent from within, offering extensive training, progression and diploma opportunities available.

Wiltshire Support at Home offers short-term service for hospital discharges and individuals needing support at home, as part of a rapid response. Their crucial role includes preventing, reducing, and delaying the necessity for long-term care. The service aids those recently discharged from the hospital or under the care of the Rapid Response Service, providing short to mid-term homecare support to promote independence.

We are seeking individuals with a genuine passion for helping others who are available on a rota basis between 7am to 10pm 365 days a year. Showcase your caring and friendly attitude. Embrace teamwork while thriving independently and be part of our vision to work with people in the community to live the best life they can!

Successful applicants will receive a welcome payment of £1300 (subject to tax and NI) for your integral role in reducing flow pressure on hospitals. You will receive £650 upon starting and a further £650 upon successful completion of your probation.

Why us?

Wiltshire Council is a friendly, welcoming place to work, with a 'One Council' ethos. That's why we focus on getting the things that matter to our people right. Explore more benefits here!

Under the Health and Social Care Act (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014, individuals involved in regulated activity must provide a full employment history and detail any gaps. Before clicking apply please complete this full employment history form and once completed please attach it to your application form.

Please download and read the role description and person specification carefully before you apply as well as Our Identity .

For more details, contact Lucy Tomes, Senior Support Worker, at , or call

This role may be subject to certain successful security checks; please see the role description for more information.

We are firmly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to the principles of inclusion and diversity in both employment and the delivery of services. Read our statement of commitment to equality and inclusion .

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