Support Worker - Female - Part Time & Flexible Working Available

Location
Newmarket
Salary
£17,279.36 Per Annum
Posted
23 Apr 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Ref
1171
Contract Type
Permanent

Have you ever thought about supporting people with a learning disability to be empowered and in control of their own lives?

Our client is a charity that supports people with a learning disability in the community. They want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society but they can't do this without you! They need Support Workers in Newmarket to make their vision a reality.

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Newmarket Suffolk

Contract: Full time, Part Time & Relief

Hours: 39 hours per week

Salary: £17,279.36 per annum

Information: This role is shift work. **Female Only:** qualifies under Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act**

What does a Support Worker do?

The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people you support are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives.

Supporting someone with a learning disability isn't just personal care; it's so much more. A Support Worker could be taking the people supported swimming, assisting with the weekly shop, or even helping to administer the right medication.

What experience do I need?

You don't need to have worked in supported living before to be a good Support Worker. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you.

You'll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.

What are the Benefits?

Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening PLUS:

- 20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday

- Contributory pension

- Cycle to work scheme

- Employee support line to support you and your family

- Support in gaining professional qualifications

- Continuous on the job training is provided

**We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment.**

Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

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