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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/04/2021.

Support Worker

Job Reference: 173-18621-LDS

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Learning Disabilities
Leeds - various locations
£19,737 - £21,142 pa

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The Specialised Supported Living Service is passionate about supporting adults with learning disabilities, who put the people we support first. We are seeking to recruit great support workers. Our main priority for this role is to find people with the right values, behaviours and attitudes – could that be you?

Our values are :

We are Caring. We treat everyone with respect and kindness.

We have Integrity. When we promise something, we don’t let people down.

We keep it simple. We make it easy for the people we serve to achieve their goals.

If you do share our values we want you!

The duties are varied and no two days are the same. The people we support are individuals and deserve to be treated as such. However as a general guide duties may include support with personal care such as bathing and domestic tasks such as cooking and cleaning as well as support with leisure activities. Most importantly we want you to make a difference to peoples lives.

The Specialised Supported Living Service supports adults in sixteen locations across Leeds. There are full time and part time vacancies

Successful candidates will have completed the Health and Social Care Level 2 NVQ/diploma or equivalent.

This post requires shift work as we provides support over a 24/7 basis. You must be able to work a variety of shifts including nightshifts, weekends and public holidays.

In return for your skills and commitment will you receive-

A competitive progressive salary

Enhancements for unsocial hours worked

Comprehensive induction, training and development to increase your existing skill set

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

For further details / informal visits contact:

Gill Galea - 0113-85 50520

All applications submitted will be held by and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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