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Hereford, Herefordshire

£8.74

27/08/2018 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy are now looking to recruit permanent Learning Disability Support Workers to join our fantastic team in our services in Hereford & Leominster.

If you are an Activities Support Worker, Health Care Support Worker, Health Care Assistant or a Carer looking for a new positive and rewarding role or just wish to top up your hours, then join FitzRoy.

FitzRoy is a national charity that provides support and care for more than 800 people with learning disabilities so they can live independent lives.

Vacancies available:

  • Days & Waking nights available
  • Full time (37.5) 
  • Part Time (Various)
  • Bank (zero hours casual contract)

Day shifts can include early's (from 7am), lates (until 10pm), alternate weekends and occasional Sleep-ins 

Duties include:

  • Social Activities – Accompanying people to health care appointments, day and activity centres, shopping, and social events
  • Practical Support – Administering medication and supporting with domestic tasks such as cooking, shopping and cleaning
  • Personal Care – Support with getting up and getting ready for the day and settling in for the night, washing, bathing, personal hygiene as required

What we look for in our support workers/carers:

  • Reliable and dependable
  • Flexible availability, to include weekends and occasional sleep-ins
  • A sensitive and responsive communicator
  • Respectful towards others
  • Empathetic, understanding and caring attitude
  • Passion for helping others
  • Drivers Licence and vehicle (not essential but desirable)

What we offer:

  • £8.74ph (days) £9hr (nights) with generous enhancements for Bank Holidays, Overtime and Sleep-ins
  • 28 days annual leave – incl. Bank holidays
  • Award winning induction and continuation training programme
  • A generous pension plan (including employer contributions)
  • Life assurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Free DBS application

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