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Support Worker

Job Type: Support worker
Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Salary: £7.98 per hour + benefits
Deadline: Friday, December 28, 2018 at 12:00 AM
Description:

Avenues is a specialist provider of social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life.

We are looking for a part-time Support Worker to join our team in Bury St Edmunds (Elsey’s Yard) to support four adult males with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, and acquired brain injuries in a supported living environment.

Our services are shaped around each person, and we work with their families and other professionals to understand what they need. We then support them with everyday activities like taking a shower, making a cup of tea, or trying something new.

And it’s also about working with them on bigger decisions, like where they want to live, or who they want to build relationships with. 

Due to the nature of this role it is desirable for the successful applicant to hold a full valid UK driving licence.

Benefits of working for Avenues Group
  • Up to 25 annual leave days + 8 bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Extensive three month induction and tailored career development
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities
  • Ongoing support from local and central teams
  • The ability to build long-term relationships with the people we support
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organisation
What skills and expertise will you need?

You don’t need any previous experience or training (we’ll provide lots of that). But you will need to demonstrate that you share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, and…

  • be caring and sympathetic
  • be passionate about supporting others
  • be flexible to work early morning and afternoon/evening shifts, with an expectation to work every other weekend, over a 7 day rota - 28 hours per week

Apply today by sending an up-to-date CV to applyeast@avenuesgroup.org.uk or call us on 0203 535 0509 to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone’s life.

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