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Support Worker - 2 Jobs

Salary details: £17,000 - £17,663

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Ref: AH 1288

Kirklees Council

Adults and Health

Adult Social Care Operation

Place of Work: Highfields Day Centre, Cemetery Road, Highfields


Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Part Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 35 (working between 8.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday)

Closing date: 03 March 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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You will be working the hours between 8am until 5pm Monday to Friday.

Highfields is for adults who have a learning disability and who may have additional physical disabilities too, it is a safe, informal, friendly place for people to meet others and take part in activities that will help maintain their life skills. It also gives carers and family the chance to have some ‘me time’ and a rest.

The service is moving towards supporting individuals with more complex needs which often leads to assisting them with personal care, medical assistance and supporting individuals who may have behavioural needs.

It is essential that you have a high level of understanding of Adult Social Care. You must be able to demonstrate a commitment to personal and professional training and development and possess a basic awareness of both health and safety issues and food hygiene.   

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this job.  A conviction may not exclude candidates from appointment but will be considered as part of the recruitment process.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Description. CVs will not be accepted.