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Have you ever thought about supporting people with a learning disability to be empowered and in control of their own lives?
Our client is a charity that supports people with a learning disability in the community. They want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society but they cant do this without you! They need Support Workers in Gazeley to make their vision a reality.
Job Title: Support Worker
Location: Gazeley Suffolk
Contract: Full time, Part Time & Relief
Hours: 39 hours per week
Salary: £17,279.36 per annum
Information: This role is shift work. **Driver Essential**
This vacancy is open to flexible working times to suit you, offering full time, part time & relief Support Workers to join the teams in the Newmarket and Gazeley area.
What does a Support Worker do?
The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people you support are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives.
Supporting someone with a learning disability isnt just personal care; its so much more. A Support Worker could be taking the people supported swimming, assisting with the weekly shop, or even helping to administer the right medication.
What experience do I need?
You dont need to have worked in supported living before to be a good Support Worker. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you.
Youll need to have great communication skills and be comfortable making decisions. A basic level of English and Math is also required.
What are the Benefits?
Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening PLUS:
- 20 days holiday + 8 days bank holiday
- Contributory pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Employee support line to support you and your family
- Support in gaining professional qualifications
- Continuous on the job training is provided
**We reserve the right to close this advert before the closing deadline if we interview and offer the right candidate. Apply now to avoid disappointment.**
Whilst experience is not essential as full training will be provided we very much welcome previous experience working as Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.