Residential Support and Pastoral Care Staff


Do you like working with people?

Would you like to be part of a friendly and caring team?

Could you assist in enabling individuals to plan, action and attain personal goals in a way that encourages increased independence?

We would like to meet you!

We support people with learning disabilities who have chosen to live and work in a Christian lifestyle, based in the beautiful countryside of Rutland. Coming from all denominations, their spiritual well-being is as important to us as their physical and emotional well-being. Our Biblical beliefs shape everything we do, including the way we care for our residents and our staff.

Are you a practising Christian who is a ‘people person’, looking for a new challenge, willing and able to provide physical, emotional and spiritual support for adults with learning disabilities, committed to developing their skills, promoting their choices and helping them realise their full potential?

We are looking for people who can support residents in their day to day lives, to give intimate personal care where needed, training and emotional support but above all to help them grow in their spiritual lives. To work a variety of shifts, including early start, late finish and weekends, which will be on a rota basis so a flexible approach is essential.

We are looking for people who God has called to support others.

The successful applicant will provide spiritual support to our residents and therefore will need to demonstrate an understanding of and have an active personal commitment to the Christian faith. You will be expected to be able and willing to share your faith boldly with those who ask. Your spiritual support of the many Christians among the people we support would include duties such as regular prayer for them, leadership in prayer with them, explanation of Bible passages and help with personal devotions.

Hours

35 hours per week over a three-week rota (including evening and weekend hours)

Salary

£8.23 per hour (rising to £8.33 per hour after the completion of induction)

Benefits

In addition to making a real difference to people's lives: 25 days' annual leave (with an additional day granted for each year of service from 1st April, up to 5 days attained after 5 years' service); learning and development opportunities; matched pension contributions (5% employer plus 5% employee); Country Park set in ten acres of meadowland with Café and Outdoor Gym.

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Closing date for applications: Wednesday 27th March 2019 at 2 p.m.
Interview date: TBC