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Uckfield, East Sussex

£9.18ph

08/11/2018 23:59:00

Job Description

FitzRoy are recruiting Support Workers to join our fantastic team in Uckfield. Linden Cottage is a small care home providing support to 6 residents with learning & physical disabilities.

Vacancies available:

  • Part Time (25/30hpw)
  • Bank (zero hours casual contract)

Shifts can include early's (from 7am), lates (until 10pm), weekends and occasional Sleep-ins

Staff will be required to drive a 5-seat vehicle adapted for wheelchairs – a manual driving licence is essential.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

About you:

As a Support Worker, experience is not required. We are keen to recruit people who share our values and ensure they remain at the heart of everything we do.

  • We See the Person – You will encourage choice & respect the opinions, beliefs & dignity of others. Treat people as equals, be thoughtful, discreet & maintain confidentiality
  • We are creative- You will encourage & support everyone to reach their goals, think of solutions to problems & actively involve the people we support in every aspect of their lives
  • We are brave- Be positive, embrace new ideas, experiences & challenges. You must be genuine, honest and a voice for others.           

Why join FitzRoy?

FitzRoy is a dynamic and inspiring national Charity committed to transforming the lives of people with disabilities and autism. We offer a welcoming & supportive environment & invest in award winning training, so you can feel confident in the work you do. We offer competitive salaries & enhancements, 28 days holiday, pension, life insurance, childcare vouchers & many other sector- leading benefits.

Ready to apply?

If you are a Care Assistant, Care & Support Worker or completely new to care we want to hear from you! Please click ‘apply’ to complete a short application form.

Early application is encouraged as we regularly review applications throughout the advertising period & reserve the right to close the advert early.

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We see the person. We are brave. We are creative.