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Support Worker

Job Description

Support Worker

Location: Lowestoft

Pay Rate: £11.00 ph

Summary about the role

Job type: Bank, part time, full time

Shift patterns: Day, nights, weekends

We're hiring! This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of our new services, alongside our CQC rated outstanding services in the region! We want a compassionate support worker for our specialist behavioural support service in Lowestoft. You'll receive training to provide exceptional care and support to people with a learning disability and/or autism, who may have additional mental health conditions, traumatic backgrounds and challenging behaviour - this includes people moving on from long term hospital stays.

What you'll be doing

You'll be supporting individuals to live a fulfilled and meaningful life. The support worker role is fundamental to providing the very best care and support. This role includes:

  • Supporting people with daily routines such as washing, dressing and eating.
  • Using therapeutic activities as part of a person-centred support plan.
  • Helping people access their local community through education, day trips, visiting shops, cafes and parks.
  • Working with an outstanding team to deliver exceptional care and support.
  • Administering medication - your team will train you and show you how!
  • Using your admin skills to record and complete essential, daily documentation.

At the end of your day, you'll go home with the biggest smile on your face knowing you've made a difference to someone's life.

About you

  • You'll have previous experience of working with people who have a learning disability and / or autism, who may display challenging behaviour, have a mental health condition or traumatic backgrounds.
  • You're resilient, flexible and composed in your approach.
  • You'll follow positive behaviour support plans to ensure safe and meaningful support is delivered at all times.
  • You always have the best interests of the people we support at heart.
  • You love getting involved in fun activities like baking, crafting, gardening and much more.
  • Ultimately, you'll play a huge part in empowering people to build their confidence and learn new skills.

Your benefits

As well as a rewarding role, and working with a fun and supportive team, we offer an exciting range of benefits:

Paid training and induction

  • Funded nationally recognised qualifications such as level three in Health and Social Care.
  • Employee discount app - discounts at leading retail stores including Argos and Asda, and leisure attractions, such as Alton Towers and Sea Life Centre.
  • Blue Light Card - recognised discount card for hundreds of high street retailers, restaurants and cinemas.
  • Free external counselling support and advice service available 24/7
  • We'll pay for your DBS checks
  • Paid annual leave
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance policy - offering security for your loved ones
  • Long service award - reward scheme marking 5, 10, 15, 20 and 25 years of working with us.
  • Refer a friend - receive £500 or refer three friends and receive £2,000*

If you're passionate about making a difference and are looking for a rewarding career, then apply today!

*Terms and conditions apply

We're committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check and regulated activity which will include a check against the barred adult list.

Role Specific Requirements

Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010



Requirements

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010