We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiatic Support Worker to join the Adult Disabilities Services team on the beautiful Island of Guernsey, in the Channel Islands. The Service supports people with learning disabilities and autism in a variety of settings. These include residential homes, a short-break service, supported living and outreach. There is also a brand new purpose-built autism hub opening soon. Depending on your skills and knowledge there will be an opportunity for you to be based in any one of these teams.
Please note; Guernsey has adopted the AfC banding system, but have applied their own salary scales. The current Guernsey Band 3 salary is up to £23,367 plus an annual bonus of £1,167 and higher penalty rates; 40% evening/Saturday and 80% Sunday/BH. Annual leave starts at 36 days up to 42 days with full credit for NHS service for annual leave and sick leave.
The island of Guernsey is in the Channel Islands and has a population of 65,000. It has some of the British Isles' finest and best-kept beaches, a mild and sunny climate, and an offbeat, historic harbor town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.
Person Requirements: At least six months as a Support Worker in a Learning Disabilities setting. NVQ or equivalent qualification is desirable but there is an opportunity for you to progress through to NVQ 3 or BTech in Positive Behaviour Support.
The benefits of working in Guernsey include: - A higher-than-UK salary. - An annual bonus of £1,167 - A flat rate 20% income tax. - No Council tax or VAT - A relocation payment of £5,000* - On-site Staff Accommodation or a generous allowance for private rental accommodation* - A continental lifestyle, where the people are friendly, and crime is very low. *Full T&C in relocation directive
We are a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Learning Disabilities staff. As a nurse-led consultancy, our detailed understanding of the complexity of such roles places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Recruiting Managers.
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If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.