Community Support Worker International Sponsorship Available

May 17, 2024
£23.1 - £23.9 / year

Job Description




Annual salary range: £23,114-£23,893.

Permanent; 37 hours each week.

Pay Award Pending

International sponsorship -This post is accessible for worldwide sponsorship.


This is a permanent position to fill a Community Support Worker opening at West Lancashire Short Break Service.

Working hours: 5 days per week on a rota, including evenings, weekends, sleep-in duty, and statutory holidays as needed. You will be paid 33% more for weekend hours, 50% more for bank holidays, and £38.55 each night for sleep-ins.

West Lancashire Short Break Service is searching for enthusiastic, motivated, and adaptable staff who like assisting persons with learning difficulties and complex needs.

Support is required on a 24-hour basis, working a variety of schedules such as evenings, weekends, sleep-in duty, and statutory holidays.

The service offers short holidays to people with learning difficulties in purpose-built accommodations.
The role entails assisting people who receive Short Breaks with all aspects of daily living, such as accessing activities and experiences in the local community, personal care, financial management assistance, medication administration, and ensuring that individual needs are met and positive outcomes are achieved.
The successful applicant will cherish others and use a person-centered approach, treating others with decency and respect.
The chosen applicant will approach working with persons with disabilities with strong positive beliefs and ideals, as well as a passion and excitement for making a difference.

In exchange, Lancashire County Council provides a variety of incentives, including a generous annual leave allowance that begins at 26 days and increases to 32 days after 5 years of service. Additionally, there are eight bank holidays. You can also join the local government’s pension system.

Development: You will be supported and developed throughout the trip; there are several opportunities for personal growth and development while making a difference, feeling valued, and gaining job satisfaction.

You will be supported from the moment you start your job with a comprehensive induction programme and necessary training. The Adult Disability Service also encourages job development options, offering a variety of qualifications and training.

Inclusivity: We do not believe in “one size fits all” ideals; instead, we value equality and diversity and accept all applications.

For comprehensive specifics of the role, please refer to the Team Manager Job Description and Person Specification.
For additional information, contact Nichola Fletcher, Registered Manager, 01695 651451 or Rebecca Halford, Team Manager, 01695 651451.

Please ensure that you have uploaded and included your supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements for the post. Without this evidence, the panel may be unable to consider you for an interview.

The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013) applies to the role you are applying for. If you are successful, you will need to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure. More information can be found under the ‘Our Recruitment Process’ tab.

This is a part-time position; nevertheless, the salary given is full-time equivalent; the salary earned will be paid pro-rata.

Closing date: 31/05/2024.

In return, Lancashire County Council provides a variety of incentives, which can be seen on the LCC Vacancies website.

We reserve the right to close a vacancy early, before the closing date, if we get enough applications.