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Support worker

Suffolk

£8.30-8.50 Per Hour

Full/Part time

Affinity Trust

Closing Date: 24/06/19

Are you adventurous, friendly, encouraging, supportive, respectful, and resourceful? 

Then you have the right traits to join our team working with people with disabilities. We are recruiting new people to expand our teams and to build on our values.  

We currently have opportunities for Support workers in Suffolk.

If you share our values and want to support people to live full, active and positive lives we can provide training so experience is not always necessary.

Be the difference, change lives!  If you would like a fulfilling and flexible career that will make a difference to people lives apply today.

About Us

We support people 24 hours a day in different ways depending on their needs, some are in need of full support assistance due to their complex health conditions. We work with people to be independent, and to lead the lives that they choose in their communities. Each day will be different and full of amazing interactions with the people that you will be working with.

Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our work force and welcome application from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

Skills & Experience

Being a driver is desirable due to some rural locations , you will need to be able to work flexibly across a 7 – day rota to include early mornings, evenings, bank holidays, weekends. In addition, waking nights and sleep-ins.

 All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support, and those that have not previously worked in care will be supported with completing the Care Certificate.

 This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust. 

Benefits

As well as knowing that what you do is making a positive difference to people’s lives, we offer a comprehensive benefits package as follows:

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service)*

  • Access to our online discount portal, which we call affinity4you, that offers discounts off shopping, holidays, cinemas, days out and gym membership

  • Competitive pension scheme (we will match contributions up to 6%)- Childcare vouchers

  • Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life’s issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)

  • Occupational Health support- Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual

  • Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)

  • Refer a friend scheme

*pro rata for part time staff

 

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