Female Support Worker - Nights
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England
- £ 18000.0 Per year
- Part time
- Permanent, Contract
- Job level
- Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified, Studying / Unqualified
- 10 Sep 2020
- 23 Oct 2020
We put people first!
We’re looking for a part time Female Support Worker to work waking night shifts with us in Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds supporting adults who have acquired brain injuries on a 20 hour contract. Our service, Abbotts Meadow is based in Woolpit which is a 15 minute drive from Bury St Edmunds.
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.
Work part time working waking night shifts (10pm – 8am) 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.
Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.
Due to location of the service a driver with access to their own vehicle is essential unless you live in Woolpit.
There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be female in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.
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
Regular one to one supervision
Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350
Increasing annual leave with length of service
Occupational sick 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.