Care and Support Worker

Liverpool, Merseyside
14 Feb 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

St Joseph’s Home, Formby, Merseyside. L371PH



                                                  Care & Support Worker


Salary range:   Full Time Day 37.5hrs starting salary £15,739 going up to £15,936

subject to qualifications

Full Time Night 37.5hrs starting salary £19,202 going up to £19,442

subject to qualifications


Do you want to work for an organisation with 100% services rated as GOOD?

Do you want to work in a home where care was rated as Outstanding?

Do you want to work for an organisation that truly invests in their staff, as demonstrated by the recent SILVER Investors in People award?

Do you want to have a real impact on the lives of the people you support?

The Frances Taylor Foundation [FTF] offers a wide range of social care and support for people with learning disabilities and for older people. Our services include community support, shared supported living, activity resource centres, and residential and nursing care homes. They are based in Greater London, Brighton and Hove, Merseyside.

St Joseph’s Home is set in beautiful surroundings within a pine forest close to the beach. St Joseph’s is home to 32 people and has a Short Breaks service that provides emergency respite and planned short breaks for 4 people at any given time. The home is separated into 3 modern areas with their own front entrances. We promote a culture based on respect and dignity for the people we support.

At St Joseph’s we pride ourselves on our values and incorporate this in to every aspect of the service we deliver to the people we support and the staff who support them.  We ‘Make It Happen’ for the people who use our service in many ways, not only meeting their health needs but also their social needs whilst ensuring that their personal relationships are maintained through regular contact and shared activities.

We are looking for Support Workers who can demonstrate compassion and empathy in their approach to caring for people with learning disabilities. We want people who show initiative and forward thinking who are willing to work in new ways to meet the needs of the people we support.

We want people who show dignity and respect in every aspect of their job.  We want people who can work in a multi-disciplinary value based team who promote choice and meaningful communication with the people they support.

The successful candidate will be undertaking a varied role with many different aspects to delivering care.  They will be providing personal care to the adults who live at St Joseph’s, supporting people to access the local community, supporting group excursions and many other activities that are meaningful to each individual.  They will also be developing skills in sensory based activities and interaction with a sensory room on each area of the home.  Staff will also have the opportunity to undertake a wide variety of training from mandatory based training to hydrotherapy, intensive interaction, medication awareness to name a few.

We want a Care Support Worker who responds appropriately to medical and health concerns, and the role may require you to administer medication in accordance with the charities’ policy and procedures.  We will ensure staff members are fully trained in any area before undertaking such duties.

The Service Supports individuals with learning disabilities and health needs, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.  Staff will work across all three areas of the home.  We have full and part time positions available from 16 hours to 37.5hrs.

If you have the right values for St Joseph’s this could be an opportunity for you to develop yourself and make a real difference to the people who live here.

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