Support Worker – P/T – driver essential – Fakenham

Location: Fakenham, Norfolk

Salary: £8.11ph

Expiry date: 06/10/2017 23:59:00

Job Description

Due to continued growth and expansion, FitzRoy are now looking to recruit Learning Disability Support Workers to join our fantastic Domiciliary Care Team in the Fakenham and Holt areas.

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.

As a member of the team you will be required to travel to homes to provide care and support for a few hours and then travel on to another home, sometimes with a break in between. You will be required to be available for early and late hours, be prepared to carry out sleep ins and work every other weekend.

You will need to have your own transport and will receive 32p a mile expenses.

Vacancies available:

Part Time - 25hours
Bank (zero hours casual contract)

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, able to provide care for a few hours, have a break, and then go to another area, often evenings and mornings
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:

Day - £8.11ph 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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