Support Worker - Nights Only

Ipswich, Suffolk, England
IP2 9SD
Pay
£ 18000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified, Studying / Unqualified
Posted
10 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We’re looking for Community Support Workers (Nights Only) to work with us in Suffolk supporting children, young people and adults who have learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairments and complex needs in both supported living and outreach support. The support is available from 4 to 24 hours a day, seven days a week and we provide support across the Ipswich area.

As a Support Worker you will;

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

Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.

Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.

Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting and dressing.

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

Working hours;

Work full or part time covering waking night and sleep in shifts across the week, weekends and Bank holidays.

Shift work –nights, weekends and Bank Holidays (24/7)

Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Please note, you will be expected to attend training and team meetings during the day time.

About you;

No experience needed but would be beneficial

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

We offer our Support Workers (T&C’s apply):

Our pay is £18,000 per annum (pro rata) + benefits.

Paid enhanced DBS

E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas

Regular one to one supervision

Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350

Increasing annual leave with length of service

Flexible working

Occupational sick pay

Maternity/paternity pay

Employee Assistance Programme

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 Community care, Learning disabilities, Support worker in Ipswich, Suffolk, England

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