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Fakenham, Norfolk

£8.52ph

27/08/2019 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy  Day Service in Fakenham provides care & support for adults with learning and physical difficulties and autism.  We are seeking exceptional new support workers to join our friendly team– could this be you?

We are a busy community based Day Service providing activities as well as supporting people from their homes and in the local community. We provide all kinds of social, educational and leisure activities for people with disabilities to get involved in - art groups, IT and computer sessions, cookery skills classes, communication groups, music, photography, day trips out, museum visits, swimming, shopping trips, gym sessions, pub visits, cinema, cafe trips. We also support people to get to other community events like art classes or to sports events taking place in Manchester. We also support people to volunteer in their local community. We provide support flexibly which means that whilst a lot of what we do takes place during the day, we also occasionally provide support in the evening and at weekends.

Vacancies available:

  • Day rate of £8.52h
  • Full time (37.5hrs pw) Part time ( various hours available)

For this role it is essential to hold a full driving licence & be willing to drive our accessible vehicles.

You do not need experience in care, nor do we require qualifications - we will invest in your development and training to become an exceptional care worker. We are keen to find people who share our values:

  • We see the person - encourage choice and respect the opinions, beliefs and dignity of others. Treat people as equals, be thoughtful, discreet and maintain confidentiality
  • We are creative - encourage and support everyone to reach their goals, think of solutions to problems and actively involve people in every aspect of their lives
  • We are brave - be positive, embrace new ideas, experiences and challenges. Be genuine, honest and a voice for others.

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 the 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. 

Support worker benefits: To reward our staff for the amazing work they do, FitzRoy offers some fantastic perks: 28 days holiday, paid DBS, Care Certificate, enhanced overtime payments, pension scheme, life insurance and access to a variety of online discounts with major retailers.

Interested? Click apply to complete our short online application form or call Liz on 01730 711109 for an informal chat

Early application is encouraged as we regularly review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early

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We see the person. We are brave. We are creative.