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Support Worker

Lowestoft, Suffolk
£10.70 to £11.00 Per Hour
Job Type
16 Sep 2022
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
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  • Job Reference: 714018925-2
  • Date Posted: 16 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Voyage Care
    Voyage Care
  • Location: Lowestoft, Suffolk
  • Salary: £10.70 to £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent