Saturday , February 24 2024

Calderdale Council Careers Near Me – Support Worker

  • Permanent
  • Halifax

Website Calderdale Council

Application closing date
Scale 3, £13,941 to £14,219 per annum (actual salary), £10.19 – £10.39 per hour
26.25 hours per week, permanent contract (2 posts)
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Job description
Post Ref: CC269
We are looking to recruit a Night Support Worker to work across the borough of Calderdale delivering personal care during the night.
The Out of Hours Team is a service which supports Individuals within their own homes during the Night. You will work with an established team of carers placing emphasis on dignity and choice, promoting independence, and supporting individuals with personal hygiene needs and repositioning.
We are looking for candidates who are passionate about making a difference to individual’s lives and are able to apply person centred approaches.
Your qualities will include:
  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude that will enhance the positive experiences of the individuals
  • Ability to demonstrate good practice in your work;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to use your own initiative and work as part of a team.
  • A flexible approach to ensure we meet changing needs of the individuals we support and the service we provide.
You will have the use of Calderdale vehicles so you will need to be a driver. You will need to be available to work 3 days out of 7 days on a rolling rota, including weekends and Bank Holidays, between 21.30 – 05.00 hours.
In return we provide:
  • A full induction and on-going training and development relevant to the role.
  • A friendly, diverse, dynamic, and supportive team.
  • Criminal Disclosure Check, Professional uniform, and PPE.
  • Various routes of progression to other areas within Adult Services and across the Council.
  • Generous terms and conditions of employment
  • Access to a wide range of retail discounts and lifestyle savings
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants to posts that are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act will require a DBS (formerly CRB) from the Disclosure and Barring Service before the appointment is confirmed.
Closing Date: Monday 17th October 2023
Interviews: w/c 24th October 2023
We may utilise digital interview methods.
As part of our Vision ( we aim to be a talented, resilient and inclusive community. We welcome applications from all and offer a variety of flexible working / job share opportunities for both full and part time staff.
On 30 January 2019, the Council declared a climate emergency in a bold move to step up its action to tackle climate change.
Calderdale Council embraces the positive benefits of a diverse workforce and we are committed to providing an environment that is inclusive. We encourage applications from people who share our commitment to challenge inequality and promote diversity across Calderdale. We particularly welcome applications from communities that are currently under-represented in our organisation, including Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants. All applications are anonymised before being seen by the selection panel.
For support on your application please read our Application Booklet or visit our Employment Hub | Calderdale Council
We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date, an early submission is advised.

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