Our people help to support and improve the lives and wellbeing of the people of Barnsley, helping people regain and develop new skills so they can return home and maintain their independence You’ll have a life-changing impact.
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people that’s what matters. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities.
Shape a better future with us
The service delivers a broad range of offers and Reablement is one part of this, the team also supports people with new technology, we are looking for people who want to help people of all ages remain at home and get their life back on track following episodes of illness or an event that has affected their life skills.
Your role in our journey
As a Support Worker, you’ll support and help people to regain and, in some cases, learn new skills to live as independently as possible. You’ll help them to establish independence, gain confidence and develop social connections that will enable them to meet their aspirations. Our clients need support seven days a week including bank holidays, our core service hours are from 7am to 10pm, we need people who can commit to this and recognise that we work in the community and on our own.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need a relevant Level 2 NVQ (or equivalent) or willing to achieve within 2 years plus experience of working with vulnerable groups. Whether as a volunteer or professionally, you will have worked with people who are experiencing multiple needs. As important as your ability to engage with vulnerable people will be your flair for building collaborative working relationships with their personal support network and our partner agencies. Being available to work when needed.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.