Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Newmarket


Female Support Worker 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 support people with learning disabilities in the community. They want to demonstrate that people with a learning disability can be leaders in society but they can't do this without you! They need Support Workers in Newmarket area to make our vision a reality. Position: Support Worker Female Only: qualifies under Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act. Location: Newmarket Job type: Permanent (guaranteed hours), up to 39 hours per week - this role is shift work Hours: Full time, part time and relief hours available (sleep ins included) Salary: £ per hour Due to the location of this role, it is essential you have a driving license. Full induction process, outstanding training opportunities, development and career progression, opportunities to gain recognised qualifications, free DBS screening. About the role: The role of a Support Worker is to ensure the people they work with are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives. You will be working in a bespoke service that offers support to individuals with a learning disability that would usually live at home with their families. Supporting someone with Learning Disabilities isn't just personal care; it's 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. The role of role Support Worker is incredibly varied, you will be supporting people with all aspects of daily living and no two days are the same. About You: To be considered for this Support Worker opportunity you don't need to have experience of working in supported living. We are looking for caring and kind individuals who are looking to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding. You have to be kind, flexible have a pro-active attitude and good communication skills. A basic level of English and Math is also required. In Return: Our client offers a generous benefits package including: * 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 All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for. 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.

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