Location: March

Salary: £8.63 ph

Expiry date: 01/11/2017 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 team in March, Cambridgeshire, where we support a young man in his own home.

"I am a young gentleman, living in my own home in March and I love to go out.  I really enjoy going to speedway racing, going to country parks, going to the pub for a drink and long walks by the river.  I live close to the centre of March and I am looking for Support Workers with previous experience who can hit the ground running.  

You’ll join my small team working on a 4 weekly shift rota that includes early, late, weekends, sleep-ins and Bank Holiday shifts.  As I live on my own and really enjoy going out, being able to drive my car is essential. " 

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
  • Part Time
  • Shifts - 0700 to 1430 and 1400 to 2130, you will be required to do some sleep ins and to work every other weekend

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 essential

What we offer:

  • Day - £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

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