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Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

£9.57ph to £10.89ph

26/10/2021 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy Supported Living Services in Bury St Edmunds provide care & support for residents with learning difficulties and autism. We are seeking exceptional new support workers to join our friendly team– could this be you?

Vacancies available:

  • Support Worker - ....hours per week
  • Weekday rates from £9.57 rising to £9.90,
  • Full Time and Part Time hours available
  • Typical Day shift patterns: - 0700 to 1430 and 1400 to 2200 , you will need to available for both shifts and will be required to work weekends
  • For Day shifts it is essential that you hold a full driving licence so that you can drive our vehicles and take the residents out into the community

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. You will work together to identify and achieve their goals, enabling them to have choice and control over their lives. You will also be expected to carry out everyday tasks including personal care, taking part in a range of interests and activities that make up a healthy, well balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

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Night duties also include supporting night time and morning activities including personal care, domestic work and responding promptly to provide support as required throughout the night. There will be additional cleaning duties and paperwork to complete alongside your supporting duties. You will 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.

What we offer:

  • No social care experience required – we provide full training in order for you to become and exceptional social care worker.
  • Weekend and overtime enhancement rates
  • 30 days holiday inc Bank Holidays – increasing with service
  • Paid DBS and Update Service
  • Loyalty awards and life assurance
  • 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
  • Perkbox shopping discounts
  • Blue Light Discount Card for staff

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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