Support Worker

Zoek Pin Lowestoft, Suffolk, England


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 17 days ago

We are looking for passionate Support Workers…

To work in an environment that provides challenges with the opportunity to progress.  Join our team in ensuring that people we support have a full and happy life.

We support adults with learning disabilities and autism with everyday skills such as administering medication, cooking, personal care, social activities and helping them to look after their homes.

Previous experience in social care is essential to the Support**Worker** role due to supporting individuals with behaviours that can challenge. Candidates will have an extensive induction programme and must be flexible for various shifts. A driving licence with class 1 business insurance is essential for this role.

Care is provided 24 hours per day and different shift patterns are available. We can offer contracts between 30 and 45 hours per week or alternatively bank contracts are available.

Salary and benefits you’ll receive as our Support Worker:

  • Salary £17, per annum with the opportunity to have Sleep-in enhancements and Shift enhancements

-28 days annual leave

  • Choice of 2 pension schemes

  • 25% bank holiday enhancement

  • Double Time Xmas day, Boxing day and NY day

  • Paid training and shadow shifts

  • Paid DBS

  • Paid for Care Certificate and other professional qualifications

  • Career progression routes

  • Papworth Rewards High St voucher scheme

  • Up to £300 refer a friend

  • Organisational sick pay*

  • Employee and Family Wellbeing programme

  • Full PPE provided

  • Immediate COVID vaccination available for Front Line colleagues

  • Cycle to work Scheme


  • Lowestoft including Reydon

We are looking for individuals who can reflect Papworth Trust’s values – being fair, being responsible for what we do, working together, being honest, respecting you and putting our customers at the heart of everything we do.

If you feel you have the right skills, experience, passion and drive to fulfil this role, and would like to work for a quality service.  click ‘apply’today to become our Support Worker!

The Support Worker role is subject to DBS checks as part of the recruitment process.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, please presume that your application has been unsuccessful. Please note that no discourtesy is intended by this practice.

Please note that Papworth Trust may choose to close this advert earlier than the date advertised

Papworth Trust is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, religions or beliefs, sex, pregnancy & maternity, marital & civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or disability. Charity Number: 211234

All interviews are held remotely via digital platforms. We take the safety of our colleagues seriously and operate a Covid secure environment complemented by comprehensive risk assessments and emotional support for our teams of key workers. Our teams are provided with full PPE and are eligible for immediate vaccination.

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