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Support Worker


Repps with Bastwick

Between £10.01-12.00 Per Hour

Independence Matters

Closing Date: 14/08/22

Support Worker Vacancies – Pine Lodge Respite Service – Repps with Bastwick


Service type:     Respite – replacement care support

Hourly rate:       £10.07 per hour

Contract type:   Permanent, Zero Hours

We are Independence Matters, a provider of adult care services in Norfolk. Our mission is to empower individuals, their families, and carers, to live the lives they choose and remain independent. Covering the whole of Norfolk, we provide support opportunities in the home and in the community for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs, young people in transition and those living with dementia.

Visit our website at: www.independencematters.org.uk to find out more about us.

We have fantastic opportunities for Support Workers to join our Pine Lodge Respite Service in Repps with Bastwick; no previous experience is necessary as we provide full training. We are looking for people with the right values and attitude, we’re happy to work with you for you to become an excellent support worker.

Above all we want someone that will work flexibly and proactively in our fantastic team providing support to people who are enjoying a break away from home, ensuring their independence, choice and dignity are at the centre of everything you do.

Our customers are individuals, and they all deserve to be treated as such, duties may include supporting customers to develop independent living skills, socialise, experience a range of activities, and have a great time.

Full Job description is available on our website careers page www.independencematters.org.uk

Benefits and Recognition

In return for your hard work and passion you will receive fair pay and have access to a wide range of rewards and benefits as one of our valued colleagues:

  • 20 days annual leave plus recognised public holidays. Annual leave entitlement rises to 22 days after two years’ service and 25 days after five years’ service (pro rata for part time employees).
  • Option to buy additional annual leave.
  • Comprehensive induction and ongoing training and development, including Industry recognised qualifications
  • 24/7 access to a confidential and independent counselling and information service.
  • Long Service Awards and recognition scheme.
  • Colleagues Advisory Board which acts as link between colleagues and the Independence Matters Board.
  • Occupational Health and Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation Service.
  • Access to great discounts through Blue Light Card scheme.
  • Occupational sick pay from commencement of employment.
  • Access to credit union for savings and loans schemes
  • Free onsite parking

This is a Care Quality Commission registered service providing support 24 hours a day, seven days per week. The role requires working on a rota that may include early and late shifts throughout the week and weekend. There are a range of different shift patterns available to fit in with any other commitments you may already have.

This role is subject to an enhanced with barred lists DBS check and suitable references.

Interested? To find out more, please contact Hannah Clark by clicking Call Us or email by clicking Apply Now for an informal chat.

Send your CV with a covering letter confirming the role you are applying for by clicking Apply Now

Closing date end of day 14 August 2022

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