Support Workers

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Organisation
Stockport Council
Reference
CLI-142
Sector
Location
Salary
£23,484 - £25,927 pro rata
Expiry Date
18/07/2022
Support Workers 
Scale 5 + 2 increments for weekend working: £23,484 - £25,927 in total, pro rata
Waking Night Scale 4 + 2 increments for weekend working: £20,852 - £23,023 in total, pro rata
Various hours available 
Permanent 
Work location: Various Opportunities Together tenancies and Respite Unit
 
Closing date: 18th July 2022 
Interviews: w/c 25th July 2022
 
Stockport Learning Disability Opportunities Together Service provide a range of support services to adults with learning disabilities who may have additional health and/or complex behavioural support requirements. The service is committed to providing strength based, outcome focused support, which is person centred, to ensure individuals have the opportunity to:
• exercise informed choices
• develop independence, to achieve their own personal ambitions and aspirations.
• experience activities that can improve health and wellbeing
 
We are currently seeking to recruit support workers who are passionate about supporting adults with learning and complex needs.
 
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals with the right values, which include a commitment to work within team/s, follow our practices, policies and procedures.
 
You must have the availability and flexibility to work irregular hours such as early mornings, evenings, weekends and nights.  You will need experience of working with people with disabilities, this can be in either a paid, voluntary or personal capacity. 
 
Job Profile 
Although you will allocated individuals to work with, you may also be asked to work in other locations as the service requirements dictate. In all roles you must be punctual and reliable.
 
We will give you the training and support you need, to develop your knowledge and skills in the role. There is a rolling mandatory training programme that you will be required to attend throughout your employment. 
 
Due to the additional provisions set out for young workers in the Working Time Regulations 1999 Act, applicants must be 18 years or over to be considered for this work.
 
If you would like to find out more about the role please contact Hayley Pendleton or Nicola James for an informal discussion: hayley.pendleton@stockport.gov.uk or nicola.james@stockport.gov.uk
 
The post is subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check. 
 
 
 
 
Stockport Council is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce culture - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities to join our workforce.

 

We want our employees to have a good work life balance and in many job roles we can offer a range of flexible/hybrid working arrangements. We also have inclusive employment policies and staff engagement forums to support our diverse workforce.   We will listen to, learn from, and develop our workforce.
Eligible at-risk employees are entitled to have their applications considered ahead of internal employees in line with the Council’s Recruitment and Selection Policy.  At risk employees are either employees in the last three months of their fixed term contract, or those who have been notified in writing that they are at risk by Human Resources following an employee consultation meeting.  Employees wishing to be considered as an at-risk applicant are requested to email recruitment@stockport.gov.uk to inform Human Resources.  At risk applications are only permitted for opportunities at the employees’ current grade or grades below.