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Peripatetic Support Assistant (Evenings only)

Employer
Wakefield Council
Location
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary
£12,245.27 to £12,468.32 pro rata. Grade 4
Closing date
24 Mar 2024

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Sector
Health and Social Care, Health
Job role
Support Worker
Contract Type
Part Time

Are you caring, compassionate, and friendly?

Do you want to make a difference to someone’s life, giving them choice, control, dignity, and respect?

If so, then we may have the right position for you!

Our Peripatetic Service is recruiting several Care & Support Workers working Variable hours to ensure that the care we provide is continuous and responsive to the most vulnerable people in our district.  These positions are permanent working variable hours. People living in De lacy Gardens/Sherwood Court will have all the benefits and privacy of having their own home but with the access to on site care and support based on their assessed need.

Support Assistants provide  planned person centred care which aims to encourage and motivate individuals to  maintain confidence in independence and support the development of daily living skills of Service Users between 15.30pm and 22.30pm.

The service is flexible and responsive to support the changing needs of individuals.

If you don’t have the essential qualifications for the position don’t worry!

The successful candidate will be given a comprehensive induction programme, full training to deliver high standards of care, and we will fund the qualification for you on successful completion of the probation period.  The position will help you gain invaluable skills to deliver person centred care at every opportunity, supporting people who use our service.

With a starting salary of £21,575 to £21,968 (FTE), enhancements for weekend and bank holiday working, plus overtime opportunities and 26 days holiday (FTE) why wouldn’t you want to choose a career in care?


This post is subject to the Fluency Duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016. The post holder is required to demonstrate a proficient level of fluency under the Duty as detailed within the job specification for the post”.

There are lots of other benefits which make up our overall employee package too, such as:

  • A career average pension scheme
  • Enhanced rates of pay for evenings / weekends.
  • Flexible working arrangements including hybrid working.
  • Employee Benefits scheme such as discounted gym membership, and travel cards and discounts and offers across media and telecoms, entertainment, health and leisure, services for your home, shopping, food and drink and vehicle benefits
  • Access to Occupational Health including Health and Wellbeing Services
  • A comprehensive Induction Programme, regular one-to-one meetings, and a strong commitment to your personal development

Make a difference to someone’s life – give them your care!

Want to Know More?

If you would like to know more about the role, the recruitment process or working for Wakefield Council feel free to contact Margarita Crofts.

Tel: 07583962806

E-mail: mcrofts@wakefield.gov.uk

Peripatetic Support Assistants.pdf

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.

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