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 support people with learning disabilities 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 the Stowmarket area to make their vision a reality.
Position: Support Worker
Location: Stowmarket, Suffolk
Job type: Full time/part time & relief - This role is shift work
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening. The charity have recently achieved Skills for Care endorsement which is a mark of quality in recognition of the learning and development you will receive. This is evidence that their training provision makes a significant difference to the workforce and the people supported.
About the role:
The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people you support are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives. A Support Worker will promote independence and support people to engage in meaningful activities.
We are looking for a confident cheerful person to support a gentleman with learning disabilities and additional mobility needs in Stowmarket. He enjoys chatting to his staff and weather permitting, a walk around town in his wheelchair to visit the local café. He enjoys watching the old game shows on TV and likes staff to join in.
If you feel you can make a positive difference to this gentleman’s life, then we would love to hear from you.
As a Support Worker in this service you don't need to have worked in supported living before. 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 is also required.
You will receive a generous benefits package including:
Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression. Opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening PLUS:
- 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
All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for.
Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided, we very much welcome previous experience of working with adults with learning disabilities, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.