Welfare Support Worker

£18,562 per annum, ERYC Grade 3
Employment type
Full Time
Closing date
Job closes on 13 December
Job reference
Job reference: BCOM000646
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The job itself

Job Term: Permanent

Appointment Type: Full time

Days of work: To be discussed at interview – 4 week rota pattern

Hours per week: 2 x 37 hour posts

Service Area: Business Management

Place of Work: Holderness Area (with expectation to move location if required for service need)

Are you forward thinking, self-motivated and caring in your approach? A person that can build relationships that the community can value? If this is you, we are looking to recruit to the Welfare Support Worker service within the East Riding area.

We are looking for candidates that are enthusiastic and committed to providing a high quality service, with a flexible approach and the ability to adapt to a changing environment.

For this role you will need excellent communication skills, no previous medical experience or training is necessary, although you will need a caring attitude and be able to demonstrate you are organised, customer focused and able to work to specific timescales.

The role is focused on supporting older and vulnerable people within their own homes and you should have an understanding of the needs of residents living within specified housing accommodation. You will need the ability to communicate with the residents of the East Riding, have a professional approach and some knowledge of the working partnerships within the East Riding to be able to signpost to other agencies.

Please note the role involves the moving and handling of customers and use of lifting equipment, for which a certain standard of fitness is required.


Full UK Driving Licence

Access to a car

Be prepared to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check


Full training provided

Paid Mileage

Local Government Pension Scheme

We currently have the following vacancies:

2 x 37hr Holderness

Shift Times are: - To be discussed at interview


Closing date: 13th December 2020

Interview date: To be confirmed


Please find a link below to download the job outline and employee specification:

Job Outline and Employee specification (PDF file, download size 155 kb)

Further information


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Please find a link below to download important Information for applicants


Information for applicants – External (PDF file, download size 15kb)


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