Support Workers

  • Job Reference: SWR2683
  • Date Posted: 23 April 2021
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Salary: £9.12 to £9.82 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker - Spider is advertising on behalf of a fantastic independent service provider of unique, flexible and client centred services for adults with learning disabilities, who are looking for Night Support Workers for Waking Nights (33 hrs) and Support Workers Days (full and part-time) in Ipswich, Suffolk. 

The client is recruiting for a team of Night Support Workers for Waking Nights and Support Workers, who are excellent communicators to support our tenants.  You will have a confident, with a passionate approach to promote engagement and motivation, and encouragement to enjoy a full lifestyle. This is a fantastic opportunity to work and learn alongside some talented individuals, also opportunities for free and supported training and personal development together with support to complete some advanced training. Driving is desirable and essential in the Support Worker role. 

Your key responsibilities will be to provide an ambitious and supportive service to the tenants, helping them achieve their goals, optimize their potential, and encourage them to be an active member in their local community keeping links with family and friends. You will also:

  • Provide sensitive personal care, when needed and administer prescribed medication.
  • Contribute to the planning, monitoring, implementing and recording of life planning achievements
  • Contribute to the health, safety and security of individuals and the home 

You will be reliable, flexible and be a positive role model. Possessing excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with an empathetic and sensitive approach to people.  Willingness to complete care qualifications relevant to the role, with a continued desire to develop further.  You will also be aware of and act within Suffolk and The Company’s Safeguarding and Vulnerable Children Adults Policy and Procedure and Safer Recruitment Regulations.

On offer is: 

  • A competitive salary of £9.72-£9.82 per hour for Night Support Worker and £9.12 - £9.32 for Support Worker (depending on your level of experience).
  • Free and supported training and personal development together with support to complete some advanced training.
  • Entitled to paid breaks, and 28 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays. 

If you are a Night Support Worker or Support Worker, and feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply with your CV (including up to date contact details). We would love to hear from you. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: Senior Support worker, Support Worker, Personal Assistant, Personal care worker, Care worker, Care assistant, Carer, Esoteric, Waking Nights

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