Support Worker (Learning Disabilities)

Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Salary: £9.61 - £10.57 per Hour
Ref: 23537
Type: Permanent


Job Specification

Working with a national charity that focusing on transforming the lives of people with learning disabilities to lead the lives they choose, Elite Care People have the pleasure in assisting with the recruitment of Support Workers based at a specialist residential service in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

A support worker’s day is varied, and flexibility is required. You will be providing care and support individually tailored to the needs and wishes of people with learning disabilities. Through getting to know the people you support, you will identify and work with them to achieve their goals, enabling them to have choice and control over their lives.

You will also be expected to carry out everyday tasks including support and encouragement with personal care as well as taking part in a range of interests and activities that make up a healthy, well balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

In order to be considered you do not need to have previous experience in care, we just ask that you have a caring and supportive nature that will enable the service users to live a fulfilling life. You will be offered development and training opportunities to become an exceptional care worker.

In return, you will be offered a pay rate of £9.61-£10.57 per hour based on a 37.5 hours per week permanent contract. A typical shift is around 7½ hours and can fall between 7 am and 10 pm, any day of the week. Night staff usually work a 10-hour shift. All the rotas are planned, so you know when you are working.

Additional benefits include:

• 28 days holiday inc Bank Holidays – increasing with service
• Free membership of our Health Cash Back Scheme for you and your family – claim back money on services such as Dental, Optical, Chiropractor and many more
• An Employee Assistance programme which includes virtual GPs, Legal advice and more
• Paid DBS certificate
• Enhanced overtime payments
• Training and Development to further your skills.
• Loyalty awards and life assurance
• Perkbox shopping discounts

To discuss this opportunity in more detail please contact Ben Dixon at Elite Care People on 07825600700 or apply via the link.

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