Job Title Female Support Worker
Category Personal Care Aides
Female Support Worker
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 Female Support Workers in the Bury St Edmunds area to make their vision a reality.
Female only qualifies under Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act.
Position: Female Support Worker
Location: Bury St Edmunds
Job type: Permanent (guaranteed hours)
Hours: Full time, part time and relief hours available
Salary: £9.01 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.
About the role:
The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people we work with 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.
You dont need to have worked in supported living before to be a good Support Worker, simply the right attitude, a supportive nature, good communication skills and a great sense of humour is a must.
Youll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.
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
Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.