Support Worker

Job Type: Support worker
Location: Ipswich
Salary: £7.98 per hour + benefits
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019 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 Support Workers to join our team at Alan Road in Ipswich to support adults with complex needs including autism and learning disabilities. The support is 1:1 or 2:1 in the home and the community.  There are 4 ladies and 4 gentlemen. There is an established team and they have established proven procedures in place.

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 essential for the successful applicant to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

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 7 days a week, including day shifts, evenings, waking nights, and sleep-ins

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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