Support Worker
Affinity Trust
Westcliff on Sea, UK
25d ago

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

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

Being a support worker means you are integral to the day to daylives of the people you support, helping them with various activities such asassistance with personal care, household chores, meal preparation, leisureactivities, social inclusion and maintaining health and well-being.

Being a driver is desirable you will needto be able to work flexibly across a 7 - day rota to include early mornings,evenings, bank holidays, weekends.

In addition, waking nights and sleep-ins.

Support work offers you a chance to make a genuine difference topeople’s lives and no day will be the same!

All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working withthe people we support and those that have not previously worked in care will besupported with completing the Care Certificate.

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

Be the difference, change lives! If you would like a fulfilling and flexible career that will make a difference to people.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check whichwill be provided by Affinity Trust.


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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