Floating Support Worker

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Employer - The Cedar Foundation
Job title - Floating Support Worker

Job Description
Cedar delivers a range of services that enable people with disabilities to get the most out of life and to be fully included in their communities. Our services are centred around the individual needs of each person and are delivered throughout Northern Ireland.
Our Floating Support team assists adults living in their own home to carry out their housing responsibilities as independently as possible by tailoring a programme to suit their individual needs.
All services are focused on the goals of the person and based on partnership working with them, their families and other health professionals.

Client group: Older People Services 55+

Hours: 1 X 25 Hours
Salary: 3 point incremental scale commencing on £18,426 per annum pro rata
Contract: Permanent
Location: Downpatrick / Lisburn / Newtonards Area
Office: Ravenhill Reach, Belfast Office

Basic qualification to NVQ level 2 or equivalent
Minimum of 1 year’s paid and/or voluntary experience of providing support services to older people (55+), or other vulnerable individuals
Knowledge of the support needs of older people.
Proficiency in IT skills, specifically Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
Hold a full current driving licence valid for use in the UK and Ireland and have access to a car on appointment*

This criterion will be waived in the case of a suitable applicant who has a disability which prohibits them from driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements in order to meet the requirements of the post in full.
Starting on 20 days annual leave pro rata plus Cedar recognises 12 statutory days
Annual incremental pay increases on a 3-point salary scale
Cedar offer an enhanced auto-enrolment pension scheme consisting of 5% employee contribution and 4% employer contribution.
Occupational Sick Pay Scheme
Investor in People Champion with commitment to development of the staff team through training and learning opportunities
Staff recognition & reward incentives aligned to high standards of performance
Cycle to work scheme
Access 24/7 Doctors Line
Cashback health scheme
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Interviews expected: 9th April 2020


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Job Location Downpatrick
Date Posted 19 Mar 2020
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