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Norwich, Norfolk

£9.16ph - £11.58ph

07/12/2021 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy Support at Home Norfolk provides care and support to individuals with learning & physical disabilities in their own homes. We are seeking exceptional new support workers in the Norwich area who share our values to join our friendly team – could this be you?

Vacancies available:

  • Weekday rates from £9.16ph rising to £10.66ph with overtime, weekend rates from £10.08ph rising to £11.58ph with overtime
  • Part Time (16 hours per week)
  • Paid for travel time between calls as well as visits to service users
  • Shifts tend to fall between 07.00 - 22.00, with flexibility required for early mornings and evening shifts
  • Lone working role, and some shifts may include sleeps ins (at £45 sleep-in allowance)
  • In order to carry out this role it is essential you hold a driving licence and have access to your own transport

Your role in the team will focus on upskilling the people we support to achieve their goals and develop their life skills where previously they have faced challenges – this could include anything from supporting them to become independent on public transport, attending colleges and gaining employment, to enabling them to visit day centres and engage proactively in their wider community.

You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide support. Qualifications and experience are not necessary for this role as full training will be given. The most important attributes you need are patience, compassion, empathy and a positive attitude.

What we offer:

  • Paid mileage and travel time
  • No social care experience required – we provide full training in order for you to become an exceptional social care worker
  • Weekend and overtime enhancements rates
  • 30 days holiday including 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
  • We will pay for your Blue Light card
  • Paid DBS and Update Service
  • Loyalty awards and life assurance
  • Perkbox shopping discounts

Our vaccination requirements

Please note that this is a role where you will be responsible for the care of vulnerable adults. As a regulated care provider, we require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to undertake this role. We will ask for evidence of your vaccination record if you are offered a role with us.

Equal opportunities statement

FitzRoy is an equal opportunities employer, and we participate in the disability confident scheme. We are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on any grounds which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

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