Vacancy details

Community Support Worker x 2

Reference W085/22
Location Wakefield District
Salary £18,884 - £21,203
Hours 30
Closing Date 25 May 2022
Contact Nicola Rhodes, Independent Living Manager on 01977 724449

We are looking for someone to work within our community-based teams to 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.

What we’re looking for:

  • experience of working with older and vulnerable people, an understanding of their needs and knowledge of the services available to them;
  • excellent customer care skills;
  • 5 qualifications at Level 1 of the Regulated Qualifications Framework such as GCSE’s grades 3-1/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.

Please see the Job description for further information about the role.

The position includes bank holiday working, participation in an out of hours standby rota and a DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Nicola Rhodes, Independent Living Manager on 01977 724449.

As an employer WDH can offer you a great set of benefits which includes:

  • 25 days holiday (rising to 30 over 5 years service) and statutory bank holidays and Annual Leave Purchase Scheme;
  • a wide range of personal development opportunities;
  • a fantastic health and wellbeing package;
  • a very attractive pension scheme (15.7% employer contribution); and
  • "cycle to work" scheme and discounted shopping platform

Our WorkSmart approach gives you the opportunity to flex where and when you work, as long it fits in with your role and needs of our business.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all.

About us:

Since WDH was established in 2005, we have gone from strength to strength. We are now one of the UK’s largest social housing providers, with over 32,000 homes across the Wakefield district and our wider operating area across the north of England.

Our vision is to create confident communities. This is underpinned by our mission which is to inspire, transform and promote excellence and our values - to be creative, inclusive and work with integrity.

WDH is much more than bricks and mortar. We go the extra mile to deliver excellent customer services. We innovate, create and regenerate. To find out more, visit our about us page.