Support Worker - Female

The SmartList
7.62 GBP Hourly
07 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Stowmarket

JOB TITLE: Support Worker - Female

SALARY & BENEFITS: GBP7.62 per hour with excellent career progression opportunities

WORKING HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

THE COMPANY: We are pleased to be working with one of the largest charities nationally who are dedicated to providing high-quality, personalised support to adults with learning disabilities. For the last 25 years their reputation has been built upon their values, passion and commitment to enable people with Learning Disabilities to live active and fulfilling lives.

THE ROLE: We support 5 individuals in their own homes in the Great Finborough area just outside Stowmarket. Each has his or her own specific needs and can be physically and emotionally challenging towards staff and each other. They all like going out and about in their cars and attend many local activities and courses during the day and in the evenings.

We are looking for innovative team members to support them to lead meaningful lives. Going on holidays, swimming, music and art therapy, walking, trips to the coast, local outdoor events and visits to the zoo are just some of things they like doing. Support is also required in other aspects of their lives including personal care, housework, meal preparation, shopping and bill paying.

Key Responsibilities -

- Social and emotional support, either at home and/or in my local community

- Support with their shopping, assist with budgeting,

- Building/maintaining relationship with friends and family

- Household tasks including cooking, cleaning and laundry

- Going out for walks, drives, swimming and other activities that people supported may want to experience.

THE CANDIDATE: We know this is a challenging role, so we are hoping to find resilient people who can see this as more than job - this is a chance to make a real difference, that will not only enrich someone else's life but also yours.

We are looking for great people to join the Support Worker team who are seeking a satisfying opportunity within the Health & Social Care sector. You don't need any experience as we employ people based on their values and commitment.

- Full induction process and dedicated manager to support you

- Outstanding training and development opportunities as a Support Worker

- Opportunity to gain recognised qualifications

- Career progression

Key experience essential for the role:

- Empathy, caring and sensitivity to the needs of others

- Full UK driving licence

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 are all desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

Does this sound like you?

If yes, then please hit the "Apply Now" button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to further support your CV. We will be in touch within 7-10 days to make you aware of the next steps.