ILH Support Worker – Waking nights

Location: Hereford

Hourly rate £11.00 per hour during day and £12.09 per hour during waking night period

Services for Independent Living provides care and support services that enable disabled and older people to make their own choices over how they want to live their lives. We support people to live in their own homes and within their community.

Over the years the organisation has developed to become a pivotal health care provider for our community and service users we support.

We are currently recruiting support workers to join our fantastic team and support a female disabled person in Hereford. The shift cover required is between 7:30pm – 7:30am, with a minimum of one shift per week and the opportunity for additional hours to cover when required. You will need to have the ability to provide person centred support and be able to remain vigilant to the needs of the service user. In addition, you will be involved with light cleaning and household tasks, pet care and food preparation.

A car driver is desirable but not essential.

As a support worker your responsibilities are varied, and no two days are the same. Your work gives opportunities to enable our service users to be supported with daily living skills, participate in activities, and be supported with personal care.

Experience is not essential, as we provide a full range of training programmes to support you in your role.

There are a range of benefits and career development opportunities:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Comprehensive induction
  • High quality learning and development opportunities (Care Certificates, Mental Health First Aider, Health and Social Care Diplomas)
  • Free training
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Payments – Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Pay
  • Shopping discounts via Blue Light Card
  • Recommend a friend bonus
  • Paid Enhanced DBS
  • Regular supervision and support
  • Supportive and flexible working environment
  • Subsidised or free staff events
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Free parking onsite at our Head Office
  • Company pension scheme
  • Paid sickness leave (after qualifying period)

If this position sounds the role for you and you want to work for the Best Place to Word as winners of the Hereford Times Social Care Awards, then we would love to hear from you by submitting your CV to or for an application pack, contact HR on 01568 616653.

As part of our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, candidates who declare a disability, and meet the key criteria for this role, will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at interview stage.

We are member of Armed Forces Covenant and veterans and family members of serving personnel are guaranteed an interview providing they meet criteria.

We value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds.

This role requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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