Female Support Worker- Shipley

Recruiter
Affinity Trust
Location
Shipley
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
17 Jun 2019
Closes
19 Jun 2019
Ref
1173960167
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
About Us

At Affinity Trust all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability, mental health needs or behaviours that may challenge. Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

Job Summary and Duties

We need dedicated Support Workers to work with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. This is also a great opportunity for carers (HCAs) looking to work in a different setting. Being a support worker means you are integral to the day to day lives of the people you support, helping them with various activities such as assistance with personal care, household chores, meal preparation, leisure activities, social inclusion and maintaining health and well-being. Support work offers you a chance to make a genuine difference to people's lives and no day will be the same!

Skills and Experience

Being a driver will is desirable but not essential for this post.

In this role you will need to be able to work flexibly across a 7 - day rota to include early mornings, evenings, bank holidays, weekends. In addition, waking nights and sleep-ins. We also require you to be able to work split shifts.

All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support and those that have not previously worked in care will be supported with completing the Care Certificate.

Benefits

Affinity trust don't just offer fun and rewarding careers but also a range of benefits:

• 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays), pro rata

• Competitive pension scheme

• Childcare vouchers

• Employee Assistant programme

• Occupational Health Support

• Paid for DBS

• Funded Training

*pro rata for part time staff

Be the difference, change lives.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, which will be provided by Affinity Trust. Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

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