Support Worker

Recruiter
360 Resourcing
Location
Ipswich
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
06 Feb 2018
Closes
17 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Our client has fantastic opportunities for Support Workers to join the team in Suffolk. Joining them on a full time permanent, part time permanent or bank basis, you will receive a competitive salary of £7.60 rising to £ 7.70 after probation.

They are a charitable organisation that provides a range of flexible individualised care and support services for people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.

They look to recruit people who both embody and share their values: People that always behave with integrity and that seek to inspire everyone they come in contact with. People that respect diversity and value inclusiveness. People that constantly innovate to meet the needs of those they serve and impact lives in a positive way.

As one of their Support Workers you will need to develop warm and trusting relationships with people with learning disabilities to help them to lead fulfilling and independent lives. No two days are the same – you will be supporting the tenants to undertake household chores, including planning and preparing meals to supporting them in leisure, education and employment services inside and outside of the home.

Experience of caring/supporting people with mental health support needs in a paid or voluntary capacity is desirable you will also need to have exceptional relationship building skills as you will be part of an experienced staff team working inside their homes. Excellent listening and communication skills and a positive encouraging attitude is a must. As one of their Support Workers, you will need to be able to demonstrate a good standard of written, verbal and numeracy skills as well as good basic IT skills. Most important is a genuine passion for supporting people with learning disabilities to reach their full potential.

The benefits they will offer their Support Workers include:

- 28 days holiday including bank holidays

- Pension scheme

- Child Care Vouchers

- Bike to work scheme

- Discount scheme with a wide range of retailers

- Refer a friend scheme

- Interest free season ticket loan for travel

They also offer an excellent career progression, extensive training and support will be provided. They offer QCF training (recognised by the City & Guilds) which can lead to formal nationally recognised care qualifications.

Salary: £7.60 rising to £ 7.70 after probation

Hours of work: They are looking for Support Workers in the following areas in Suffolk, Kirton requires one full time (38 hours), and Ipswich one part time (20 Hours) .They also require Bank staff across their Suffolk services. You will be required to work shifts, including evenings, weekends and possible “sleep-ins” or “on call” duties.

All successful candidates are subject to full pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you feel you have the skills and knowledge to become one of their Support Workers, please apply now. They’d love to hear from you.


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