Specialised Supported Living Service (SSLS)

We are hiring Apprentice Support Workers and Support Workers

The Specialised Supported Living Service (SSLS) at Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is committed to supporting adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs at sixteen locations across Leeds. We are recruiting people who put the people we support first.

Are you someone who loves working with people and has a natural caring nature? Our Specialist Supported Living Service is currently seeking support workers and apprentice support workers to join our team. In this enriching career, you will have the opportunity to enhance our service users’ personal and mental wellbeing. You’ll become an essential part of their lives by building strong relationships with those you work with. As you gain experience, skills, and qualifications, you can progress in your career through apprenticeships and promotions. If you’re interested in becoming a valued Healthcare Support Worker, we’d love to discuss this opportunity with you.

Start your rewarding career with the Specialised Supported Living Service in Leeds today.

The roles

These roles require shift work, including nights, weekends, and public holidays, as we provide support over a 24/7 basis. There are full and part-time vacancies available.

The duties are varied, and every day is different. All our support workers help with personal care such as bathing and domestic tasks, like cooking and cleaning, and support with leisure activities like shopping, travelling, and socialising.

For your skills and commitment, you’ll receive the following:

  •  A comprehensive progressive salary
  • Enhancements for unsocial hours worked
  • Comprehensive induction, training and development to increase your existing skills
  • Individual personal development plan and career progression

If you’re interested in working for us, you’ll ideally have some experience caring for people, be it professionally or as an unpaid carer of a family member. However, no qualifications or formal experience are necessary. Experience in person-centred care, postural management or working with people with challenging behaviour is desirable.

Why work for us

We’re a caring, experienced team that offers fantastic opportunities to develop and progress. We’re always looking for people who are passionate about caring and committed to helping people with complex health needs to live independently and enjoy life.

Our support workers get to know their service users well and form therapeutic relationships with them. You’ll work shifts based in service users’ accommodation doing nights, weekends and public holidays, and we offer extra pay for working any unsociable hours.

You’ll be part of a fantastic supportive, and experienced team. We offer a comprehensive training package and excellent career progression. Our service users are looking for support workers who are enthusiastic, friendly and motivated to help them enjoy life.

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