Support Worker – RASP

RASP is based on the principles of Active Support and aims to promote independence and improvements in overall well- being. The purpose of this project will be to employ an enabling approach to support older people to regain the skills and confidence they may have lost as a result of poor health or because of having spent a period in hospital or residential care.

RASP will also work to prevent admissions to hospital where the clinical need can be managed at home.

What you need to know:

· Location: Belfast (North & East)

· Salary: £12.20ph

· Contract: Full Time hours – 35 hours per week minimum (additional hours available)

· Shift Times: Monday – Sunday (days, evenings & weekends up to 11pm)


· Weekly Pay

· Free Access NI

· Full paid training provided by our registered trainer

· Free Uniform

· Free Phone with Electronic Rota Pre-Loaded

· 25 Days Holiday pro rata

· Full support with the onboarding process

What the role entails:

· To prepare for the return home to include basic shopping, collecting prescriptions and ensuring the home is sufficiently heated and comfortable.

· To actively encourage and work with the person to restore the confidence and skills they require for independent living in their own home

· To work with the person and restore skills in looking after their own personal care

· To carry out any other relevant duties which may be allocated from time to time

What We Need from You:

  • At least 1 years paid experience in a caring role
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Flexible approach to working hours
  • Full Driving licence and access to a car as part of the job requirements