Location: Basingstoke

Salary: £8.63ph

Expiry date: 30/01/2018 11:40:00

Job Description

FitzRoy are now looking to recruit Learning Disability Support Workers to join our fantastic team in Basingstoke.

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

Our Support @ Home Service are looking for Learning Disability Support Workers to join on a full or part time basis. We offer work between 7am - 10pm, you can do as many or as little shifts as you like to make up your desired hours. Client visits last from 30 minutes to a few hours and you will be supporting adults with learning disabilities to live independently in their homes.

Vacancies available:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Bank (zero hours casual contract)
  • Shifts can include early's (from 7am), lates (until 10pm) and weekends 

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 essential

What we offer:

  • £8.63ph 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