Female Support Worker (Nights)

Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
IP5 2FJ
Pay
£ 18000.0 Per year
Hours
Part time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified
Posted
11 Sep 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We’re looking for a Female Support Worker to work night shifts with us in Ipswich, supporting adults with complex needs and learning disabilities. Hope House is located in Kesgrave and is close to local bus routes.

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 part time covering waking night shifts across the week, weekends and Bank holidays. Shifts are from 22:00 - 08.00. Please see below the 4 week shift rota (subject to change)

Week 1 – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Week 2 – Friday & Saturday

Week 3 – Monday, Wednesday, Thursday

Week 4 – Friday

Please note training and team meetings will be held in the day and so you will be expected to attend these on an occasional basis.

 There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be female in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

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 Learning disabilities, Mental health, Support worker in Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

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