Papworth Trust has a number of exciting opportunities available for enthusiastic and dedicated Support Workers to join our team based in the Lowestoft and Reydon areas. We have full time (37.5 hours) and part time (30 hours) positions available working days and nights and in return you will receive a competitive starting salary of £8.00 per hour plus enhancements!
Papworth Trust is a leading disability charity with over 100 years' experience of championing equality, providing choice and promoting independence. Papworth Trust delivers a varied programme of outcome focused learning, employment and social opportunities for our disabled customers.
The Support Worker Role
We are looking for people to join our team in providing 24/7, 365 days a year care and support services for a minimum of 30 hours a week but up to 37.5 hours, in the Lowestoft and Reydon areas.
Ideally we are looking for a Support Worker who can commit to full time working hours and have availability to cover sleeping nights. We are encouraging applications for men to join a particular team as one of our customers has a requirement for male support with regards to personal care. We confirm that applications from males and females will be considered.
Applicants should be prepared to travel for work purposes, with access to a vehicle and/or a driving licence.
Our Ideal Support Worker would be
- Responsible and caring
- Good communication skills
- Reliable and able to manage your time well.
- Experienced in providing care or a desire to learn how to provide great care and support.
- Flexibility in your working pattern
Benefits of becoming our Support Worker
- Competitive pay, enhancements and guaranteed hours
- A contributory Pension
- Childcare Vouchers
- Retail Voucher Scheme
- 28 days annual leave including public holidays
- Full pay whilst training
- Flexible working, including part time and full time
- Paid for DBS
- Supportive induction programme
- Regular supervisions
- Employee Assistive Programme
- A great place to work (IIP standard status, working towards IIP Silver status within 12 months)
Our team in Lowestoft are proud of our good CQC rating. If you would like to be part of dynamic and forward thinking care team and this sounds like you, then we would love to hear from you! Why not click 'apply' today to become our Support Worker.
If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, please presume that your application has been unsuccessful. Please note that no discourtesy is intended by this practice.
We are a Disability Confident employer and we welcome applications from Disabled Candidates.
Papworth Trust is an equal opportunities employer. Charity Number: 211234