Support Worker

Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk, England
CO10 0EU
Pay
£ 8.87 Per hour
Hours
Full time, Part time
Type
Permanent, Bank
Job level
Studying / Unqualified, Newly qualified, Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
13 Oct 2020
Closes
23 Oct 2020

Job Description

We put people first!

We’re looking for Support Workers to work with us in Sudbury/Great Cornard supporting adults with complex needs, behaviours that challenge, autism and learning disabilities in their home and activities within their community.

This is a brand new service so we have an exciting time ahead of us and anybody joining us will have a great impact for the people we are supporting.

Good transport links for local people to the service and some parking available.

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.

Due to the nature of this role and the location it is essential for the successful candidate to hold a full UK driving licence and access to their own vehicle unless local to the service. 

Working hours;

Various contracts available – Full time, part time or bank hours

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

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

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 £8.87 per hour +

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 Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk, England

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