Support Worker  – Orwell Housing Association Ltd

Full Time

*Support Worker – Savile Court, Felixstowe*
£9.80 per hour (£19,365 FTE)
2x 22 hours per week; Permanent
*Don’t miss out on a £750 joining bonus**
Ref: SC011
We are looking for a positive, humorous, kindhearted individual, with the ability to work as part of a team but who is also able to work independently and with confidence to provide support at our Learning Disabilities service in Ipswich.
Savile Court is based in Felixstowe surrounded by many local amenities including the beach front, local town centre, cafes, restaurants and much more!
*The Role*
Our Support Workers are key to ensuring our tenants are supported with individualised, flexible and responsive support. Working closely with Service Managers and other team members, you will ensure an excellent service is delivered.
*Your responsibilities will include: *
· providing support & care to individuals overnight as determined by their support plans
· writing night reports
· contributing to individuals support & care plans
· ensuring the security & safety of the building.
· completing light housework tasks.
*About you*
· you have the tenacity to drive improvement and change
· you thrive on engaging with people
· you are enthusiastic about helping people lead happy and fulfilling lives
· you are approachable, caring and patient
· you have experience or are interested in learning to work in a supported living environment
· you are eager to develop and progress through a well-supported training programme
*Our tenants’ ideal candidates will: *
· see the person rather than the task
· have the ability to communicate and engage with them
· have energy, humour and be fun to be with
· embrace and support people’s individualities
*More reasons to apply…*
· 22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
· retail discounts via our rewards platform (restaurants, shopping, days out gym memberships, cinema tickets, holidays, Sky store and much more…)
· reward and recognition awards
· free DBS checks, Hepatitis and Flu vaccination
· ongoing training and development & opportunities to progress in your role through the Orwell Academy
· wellbeing programme
· Great training and development opportunities
*Interview Date: * Available Immediately
* *To be eligible for the £750 a joining bonus*, you must meet the following criteria:
* If you have not been working in the care industry for the previous 2 years OR have come straight from education (eg, college, sixth form, apprenticeship).
* You must be employed for a minimum of 8 hours per week.
* The scheme must be a CQC registered provider in Suffolk.
* You must work for at least 12 weeks with Orwell and pass this starting period to qualify for the payment
* Only applications received after 12th July are eligible for bonus
*Person Specification: *
Care Certificate, is desirable
QCF Level 2 in Health and Social care, or equivalent, is desirable
A full driving licence is desirable. but not essential
Full PPE will be provided including certified face masks and will always be required to be worn in line with current Public Health England guidelines.
Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment.
Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
_*Under the provisions of the Data Protection Act 2018 by applying for this vacancy, I give my consent for Orwell Housing Association Limited to process personal data, sensitive or otherwise, in accordance with privacy policy for the sole purpose of determining suitability for the post in question and compliances with the Equality and Diversity Policy. To view our policy, please go to: *_
Job Types: Apprenticeship, Part-time, Permanent
Part-time hours: 22 per week
Salary: From £9.80 per hour
* Additional leave
* Casual dress
* Company events
* Cycle to work scheme
* Employee discount
* Gym membership
* Referral programme
* Sick pay
* Store discount
* Wellness programme
* 10 hour shift
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Overtime
* Weekend availability
Work Location: One location

£9.80 per hour


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