Support Worker - Cumberland Avenue - Bury St Edmunds - Maternity Leave
£8.67 per hour + excellent benefits and training
Permanent (Full time)
We are currently recruiting for a Part Time (25 hours per week) Support Worker to cover a maternity leave role until December 2019.
In Bury St. Edmunds we have two supported living houses which are home to 6 adults with a learning disability.
Our Support Workers promote independence and encourage the people we support to choose the activities they wish to do. You will be getting very involved with things like going to the bingo, taking individuals to the theatre, going out for lunch and to do shopping, taking trips to the seaside and ensuring that the people we support visit their families as often as they wish to.
Other duties will involve assisting or supervising cooking and cleaning tasks, delivering personal care at different levels and financial budgeting.
You will help them to lead the life they choose. We focus on person centred support, tailored to individual's needs.
You will need to be flexible to meet the needs of the people we support. Shifts patterns will include, but are not limited to the following: 8am – 4pm 4pm - 10pm and you may be required to complete 1 or 2 sleep shifts per week, which start at 10pm - 7am. Rotas are completed with advance and the role will involve work over weekends and bank holidays.
You will find this role extremely rewarding to see the people we support achieve goals, overcome challenges and enjoy their lives.
You will need to be a caring, positive, encouraging and trustworthy person who is keen to support adults with a learning disability and challenging behaviour.
Vacancy ID: 16995
Posted 112 days ago