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*Female Support Living Worker

*This post is covered by The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1, Occupational Requirements. As a Support Worker at Hft you’ll be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible. In these roles, everything you do will enable people to have choices about their own lives, creating flexible services that meet people’s needs and always looking for the best way of doing things.

Hft - Employer

Hft is a national charity, providing services for people with learning disabilities throughout England. We support people to live the best lives possible - whether by providing support for just a couple of hours a week, or 24 hours a day. Our services include Supported Living, Residential Care, and Short Break services. We empower people to make their own choices, including finding a job, building friendships and relationships and taking part in activities.



12 months

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Job Summary

GBP 280.50
New Vacancy
Health & Social Care

Detailed Job Description

There’s no such thing as a “typical day” for one of our Support Workers. You never know what you might end up doing. You could be supporting someone to make their breakfast in the morning, go swimming or to a local cafe in the afternoon – or even helping them plan their birthday party or a family event. Sometimes it’s challenging, but it’s always rewarding. You’ll go to work knowing that you’re making a positive difference to someone’s life. And you’ll be working in a team of skilled, dedicated colleagues who’ll support you all the way.

Requirements and Prospects

Qualifications required

  • You don’t need experience of support work or any special qualifications for this job – you’ll get plenty of training along the way.
  • The people we support for this post use a mobility car, so having a full and current UK / EU driving licence would be an advantage.

Skills required

We need people who -

  • Are enthusiastic about supporting people
  • Are able to communicate using a range of methods
  • Articulate views with passion and understanding
  • Speak clearly using positive, simple, straight forward language
  • Tackle issues with a positive frame of mind
  • Work at a pace comfortable to the person they are supporting

Personal Qualities

We need people who -

  • Are enthusiastic
  • Use their initiative
  • Have a desire to be part of the social care world
  • Are patient with people
  • Are kind and thoughtful to others
  • Have a positive outlook

Future prospects

Hourly rate – £7.83 aged 21 and above or £7.48 between the ages 18-20, rising to £7.66 on successful completion of probation. On completion of the 12 month apprenticeship, depending on performance, you may be offered a full time role at Hft.

Additional Information

Training provided

  • Adult Care Worker
  • We offer a range of benefits and career development opportunities. We’ll give you a comprehensive induction, full training and support along the way. With Investors in People and Skills for Care accreditation we are committed to investing in our teams to ensure they have the specialist skills and expertise needed to support others to live the best life possible.

We provide 24/7 support to some people, so this role would suit you if you like the idea of working shifts and hours that include some weekends, nights and Bank Holidays. You may also get the opportunity to accompany the people we support on holidays and attend training courses and other activities.

GP Strategies Training Limited - Learning Provider

For more information about this vacancy please contact GP Strategies Training Limited on 0161 429 2460 or email: (Ref ID:93223)
GP Strategies Training Limited

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