Support Worker

Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
IP30 9QL
£ 8,72 Per hour
Full time, Part time
Job level
Newly qualified, Studying / Unqualified
16 Jun 2020
31 Jul 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We’re looking for Night Support Workers to work with us in Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds supporting adults who have acquired brain injuries. Our service, Abbotts Meadow is based in Woolpit which is a 15 minute drive from Bury St Edmunds.

As a Support Worker you will;

Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments etc.

Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking and cleaning

Ensuring the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential

Personal Care (e.g. using the toilet, bathing)

Work full or part time working waking night shifts across the week, weekends and Bank holidays. Every other weekend will be required and you will need to be available to complete training and team meetings during the day time (subject to change). Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Our pay is £8.72 per hour + benefits

Due to location of the service a driver with access to their own vehicle is essential unless you live in Woolpit.

Avenues Group is a specialist provider of adult social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life and live as independently as possible in their own homes.

About you;

Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed

Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible

Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles

Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting

Show commitment to personal and professional development

Your reward:

Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one. In addition;

We pay for your enhanced criminal records disclosure

Personal training & development

Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350 (T&C’s apply)

Employee Assistance Programme

Pension scheme - if you join, we contribute too and life cover is provided

28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays, increasing one day per completed financial years’ service up to a maximum of 33 days inclusive bank holidays (pro rata)

Discount scheme on various high street shops including new airtime O2 contracts (T&C’s apply)

Apply today to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a positive difference to someone’s life.

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This job was posted to Learning disabilities, Mental health, Support worker in Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England

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