Vacancy details

Community Support Worker

Reference W002/19
Location Wakefield District
Salary £17,601 - £19,795
Hours 12
Closing Date 23 January 2019
Contact Jonathan Bramley, Senior Independent Living Officer on 01977 724451
Notes Post 1 - 1 x 30 hours – Fixed term up to 9 months
Post 2 - 1 x 12 hours (working 6 hours Thursday and Friday, salary pro rata) – Fixed term up to 12 months

We are looking to recruit Community Support Workers who will work within our community based teams. You will provide and monitor housing related support services to tenants within Independent Living Schemes, and other customers across the Wakefield District, who may have various support needs, with the main objective being to promote and maintain the individual’s independence in their own home.

Successful applicants will have:

  • experience of working with older and / or vulnerable people, an understanding of their needs and knowledge of the services available to them;
  • excellent customer care skills and relevant training in housing, health or social care, for example First Aid / Basic Food Hygiene Certificate;
  • 5 qualifications at Level 1 of the Qualifications and Credit Framework such as GCSE's grades D-G or Certificate or Diploma at Level 1 or equivalent; and
  • a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle at all times.

The positions includes some shift and bank holiday working and a DBS check will be required for the successful candidates.

If, after reading the job description, you would like more information about this role please contact Jonathan Bramley, Senior Independent Living Officer on 01977 724451.

WDH is accredited by Investors in People, which means we recognise that our employees are our most valuable asset. Among the benefits of joining us, all new starters receive an annual leave entitlement linked to length of service, access to a fantastic Employee Benefits discount scheme, auto-enrolment into a Local Government Pension Scheme and the opportunity to request flexible working arrangements.

You can also contact our Recruitment Team on 01977 724698.

Please note: we do not accept CVs.