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Support Workers


Between £10.01-12.00 Per Hour

Full Time

Independence Matters

Closing Date: 19/08/22

Support Worker Vacancies – Ipswich Road Community Hub – Norwich

Service type:     Learning disability day support

Hourly rate:       £10.07 per hour

Contract type:   Permanent, Full-time, 37 hours per week

We’re 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 Ipswich Road Community Hub service; 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 to provide tailored support to people with a learning disability, 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 include supporting a wide range of activities that support their health and wellbeing, this can include activities, such as music, arts, horticulture, and fitness, as well as practical things like complex care needs, medication, independent living skills such as cooking, healthy eating, and managing money through to support with work experience and getting a job.

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

Interested? To find out more, please contact Josie Moore by clicking Call Us or e-mailing josie.moore@independencematters.org.uk for an informal chat.

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

Closing date for applications 19 August 2022.

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