Join Our Team

5 days left

Location
Leicestershire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Apr 2021
Closes
14 May 2021
Contract Type
Permanent

At Affinity Trust all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disabilities or mental health needs.

We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and taking action to address inequality. We particularly welcome applications from anyone who is from a black, Asian or minority ethnic background, anyone who considers themselves to have a disability and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Affinity Trust is committed to being Disability Confident which is a scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions. As part of our commitment all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.

Job Summary and Duties:

Are you a support worker or somebody with a natural passion to care, and a desire to enable those who you support to achieve greater independence?

We need dedicated Support Workers to work with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. We have full time, part time and bank vacancies across different regions of Leicester as well as in Loughborough, Coalville, Markfield and other surrounding areas. Experience is non-essential as we provide full training.

Joining our team at Affinity Trust will allow you to make developments with your career in the Health and Social care sector; whilst contributing towards improving the quality of life for the people we support. This role will involve tasks associated with day-to-day living, which may include:

  • Personal Care
  • Household chores
  • Meal Preparation
  • Leisure Activities
  • Social Inclusion
  • Maintaining health and well-being

You will need to be able to work flexibly across a 7 - day rota to include early mornings, evenings, bank holidays, and weekends. In addition, waking nights and sleep-ins.

Benefits:

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service)*
  • Access to our online discount portal
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life's issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)
  • Occupational Health support
  • Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual
  • Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)
  • Refer a friend scheme

*pro rata for part time staff

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.

Be the difference, change lives!

Want more information? Contact Jess:

jesscarter@affinitytrust.org

07471 952865

Visit our careers page: affinitytrust.org/jobs

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