Support Worker (Necton)
Affinity Trust
Norfolk, UK
15d ago

We need dedicated Support Workers to work with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs in Necton, Norfolk.

This is also a great opportunity for carers (HCAs) looking to work in a different setting. Although experience is desirable we will fully train you to ensure you have all the skills needed to provide the very highest standard of support.

Being a support worker means you are integral to the day to day lives of the people you support, helping them with various activities such as assistance with personal care, household chores, meal preparation, leisure activities, social inclusion and maintaining health and well-

being. Support work offers you a chance to make a genuine difference to people’s lives and no day will be the same! Be the difference, change lives! If you would like a fulfilling and flexible career that will make a difference to people lives apply today.

About Us

At Affinity Trust all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability, mental health needs or behaviours that may challenge.

Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

Skills & Experience

Because of the rural location, you will need to be a driver with a manual driving licence and be willing to drive the vehicles of the people we support.

You will need to be able to work flexibly across a 7 - day rota to include early mornings, evenings, bank holidays, weekends.

In addition some waking nights and sleep-ins.All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support and those that have not previously worked in care will be supported with completing the Care Certificate.

Benefits

As well as knowing that what you do is making a positive difference to people's lives, we offer a comprehensive benefits package as follows :

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service)*
  • Access to our online discount portal, which we call affinity4you, that offers discounts off shopping, holidays, cinemas, days out and gym membership
  • Competitive pension scheme (we will match contributions up to 6%)
  • Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life's issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)
  • Occupational Health support
  • Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual
  • Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)
  • Refer a friend scheme *pro rata for part time staff
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