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Dereham

£8.27 ph

22/08/2018 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy are  looking to recruit a part time Learning Disability Support Worker to join our team in Dereham, Norfolk.

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

We are looking for a female support worker to provide part time support to a single lady in her own home in Dereham. The role requires a full driving licence and a willingness to drive on local roads. Experience in British Sign Language would be advantageous.

If you are a 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.

Vacancy available:

  • Part Time - 30 hours a month

Shifts are every other week as follows:

Week 2 - Thurs 1000- 1600, Friday sleep-in, Sat 0700-1600

Week 4 -  Weds 1000 - 1600, Friday sleep-in, Sat 0700-1600

There is also the possibility of working some additional shifts at our other services.

Duties include:

  • Social Activities – Accompanying 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 are looking for:

  • Female only
  • Reliable and dependable
  • A sensitive and responsive communicator
  • Respectful towards others
  • Empathetic, understanding and caring attitude
  • Drivers Licence (essential) and vehicle (not essential but desirable)

What we offer:

  • Day - £8.27ph  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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