Support Worker - Part Time & Flexible Working Available
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 dedicated to improving people's quality of life and helping them to be totally in the driving seat when it comes to planning and living their lives to the full.
Position: Support Worker
Job type: Permanent (guaranteed hours)
Hours: Full time, part time and bank hours available
Salary: £8.25 per hour, overtime and sleep-ins available
Benefits: A minimum of 28 days holiday per year, Flexible working arrangements, Contributory pension plan, occupational maternity pay, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, health cash plan, access to thousands of retail discounts.
Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening.
This vacancy is open to flexible working times to suit you, offering full time, part time & relief Support Workers to join the teams in the Newmarket and Gazeley area.
About the role:
The role of role Support Worker is incredibly varied, you will be supporting people with all aspects of daily living and no two days are the same. This might include supporting them with shopping, preparing meals, looking after their home, socialising and going on holiday.
This is a very rewarding role, however you need to be the sort of person who can take things in your stride, remain calm and be confident in dealing with sometimes difficult situations.
Our client in committed to ongoing learning and development, their ‘Learning Together Academy’ will make sure you have the tools and resources you need to do your job really well. You will also have the opportunity to complete recognised social care qualifications.
We do not require you to have previous experience of Support Work, simply the right attitude, a supportive nature, good communication skills and a great sense of humour is a must.
Due to the nature of the role a driving licence is required. You will also need to be flexible and able to work various shift patterns including early and late shifts and sleep-ins for which additional payments will be made.
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 working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.