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Bury St Edmunds

£8.27ph to £8.52ph

25/07/2018 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 team at our Supported Living Service in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

If you are a Health Care Support Worker, Health Care Assistant or a Carer looking for a new positive and rewarding role, then join FitzRoy.

Vacancies available:

  • Day Full Time and Part Time

Shifts are usually 0700 to 1430 and 1400 to 2130. You will be required to work every other weekend and be available for either shift. Additionally you will be required to carry out Sleep – ins as required.

  • Night Full Time and Part time  

Shifts - 2115 - 0715 to include alternate weekends

As a waking night support worker, you will:

  • Support people with their night time & morning activities, including personal care & medication,
  • Carry out domestic work throughout the night,
  • Respond promptly to offer support as required throughout the night

Day 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 Preferred

What we offer:

  • Day - £8.27ph Night £8.52 with generous enhancements for Bank Holidays, Overtime and Sleep-ins ( £45)
  • 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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