Community Support Workers

Employer:
Rutland County Council
Salary:
£11.79 - £11.98 per hour
Location:
Rutland - Oakham
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Evenings/Flexible Hours/Full Time/Nights/Part Time/Term Time/Weekends
Hours:
Various flexible hours.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
26/05/2024 at 23:59
Reference:
AAH/0424/30080/30081

We are looking for colleagues who want to make a difference and who are kind, patient and hardworking with fantastic people skills and the motivation to provide a high-quality service.  Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives by empowering independence? If so this could be the role you have been waiting for.

 About you…….

  • You have a caring nature
  • Are good at building relationships and trust
  • You are willing to learn and develop new skills
  • You are committed to putting people you support first

About the job…….

Working within the Community Support Services you will have the opportunity to work in both supported living and day opportunities. Some evening/weekend and bank holiday work is required to meet the needs of the Community Support Service and its service users, however we are open to negotiation and will consider flexible working patterns to suit your life style including nights, days, evenings, weekends and will consider term time only options for the right applicants. 

Due to the nature of the role, some elements of physical work such as moving and handling and delivering personal care will be required.

Basic pay of £11.79 - £11.98 per hour, Saturdays at £17.69 - £17.97 per hour, Sundays and bank holidays at £23.58 - £23.96 per hour.  All hours worked above 37 hours per week paid at £23.96 per hour.

Previous experience in a similar role would be advantageous, however, we can offer you a comprehensive induction and a tailored training plan, with support to undertake the QCF Diploma and Level 2 Health and Social Care qualifications fully funded by us!

To find out more about the roles and how you can make a difference, please look at our team video using the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dxcZeozgQdU

The successful applicant for this post will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The costs for the DBS are paid by us.

We will be reviewing applications on a regular basis and inviting those who meet our essential person specification criteria to interview. If you’re interested in this role, we strongly encourage you to apply without delay.

Our offer to you:

Rutland Council is committed to Flexible Working and understands the benefits of supporting employees to manage their work and life balance, whilst meeting the needs of the service.

We are committed to supporting and empowering our staff to be the best workers that they can be and Rutland Council is the place you want to be.    Our benefits go beyond the salary – being part of a great team, excellent Local Government Pension, generous annual leave, opportunities to learn and develop your career, and a demonstrable commitment to supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff.

Find out more:

To learn more about working with us visit https://jobs.rutland.gov.uk or if you have any queries about this role please contact Tracey Gilbert, Assistant Manager Supported Living on 07845 078955 or at tgilbert@rutland.gov.uk or Rachel Manley, Assistant Team Manager, Day Opportunities on 07711 201758 or at rmanley@rutland.gov.uk

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process, please call us on 01572 758291 or email us at recruitment@rutland.gov.uk

How to apply

To apply for this role click on the ‘Apply Online’ button below. If you already have a JGP account you will be asked to login, or alternatively if you don’t have an account you will be guided through the set up process.

Access to an account is necessary as all updates regarding your application will be sent via the JGP site to the email you have registered.

Once you have access to your JGP account you will be able to complete the application form in stages, saving and amending it until you are happy to the submit your completed application. You should use the Personal Statement section to demonstrate how you meet the requirements set out in the role profile attached.

If you are experiencing problems or have any queries about the application process please call us on 01572 758291 or email us at recruitment@rutland.gov.uk 

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed