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Bicester, Oxfordshire

£8.80ph

29/08/2018 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy are now looking to recruit Support Workers to join the team in Banbury, Oxfordshire.

As a support worker you will support 5 adults with physical disabilities and acquired brain injuries with everything they need to live a life as independent as possible in a newly built Supported Living service in Bicester.

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.

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:

  • Full Time (37.5)
  • Part Time (22.5) 
  • Bank (0 hour)

Shifts could include earlies (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 (desirable)
  • Experience in dealing with challenging behaviour (desirable)

What we offer:

  • £8.80ph 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

Click apply to complete a short application form or call Helen on 01730 711081 for more details

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