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Date Added: Thu 10/09/2020

Female Support Worker - Nights

Bury St Edmunds, UK
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Job Type: Permanent,Contract

We put people first!

We’re looking for a part time Female Support Worker to work waking night shifts with us in Woolpit, Bury St Edmunds supporting adults who have acquired brain injuries on a 20 hour contract. Our service, Abbotts Meadow is based in Woolpit which is a 15 minute drive from Bury St Edmunds.

As a Support Worker you will;
Ensure the people we support are encouraged to reach their full potential
Accompany the people we support to activities, appointments, education etc.
Assisting with day to day living tasks such as cooking, cleaning, shopping etc.
Help with personal care such as supporting with showering, toileting and dressing.
Full training will be provided and you will also be supported in your new role by your local team from day one.

Working hours;
Work part time working waking night shifts (10pm – 8am) across the week, weekends and Bank holidays. Every other weekend will be required and you will need to be available to complete training and team meetings during the day time (subject to change). Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Shifts are on a rota basis so you will know in advance to plan your time accordingly.

Due to location of the service a driver with access to their own vehicle is essential unless you live in Woolpit.

There is a genuine occupational requirement for the holder of this post to be female in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

About you;
No experience needed but would be beneficial
Have the ability to learn from experiences and change your approach when needed
Have energy and enthusiasm to provide the best support possible
Have motivation and drive to identify overcome obstacles
Have an understanding of and empathy for the people you are supporting
Show commitment to personal and professional development

We offer our Support Workers (T&C’s apply):
Our pay is £18,000 per annum (pro rata) + benefits
Paid enhanced DBS
E-learning/Classroom training/Diplomas
Regular one to one supervision
Refer a friend bonus scheme – earn up to £350
Increasing annual leave with length of service
Flexible working
Occupational sick pay
Maternity/paternity pay
Employee Assistance Programme
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