At Affinity Trust all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability, mental health needs or behaviours that may challenge. Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
Job Summary and Duties
We need dedicated Support Workers to work with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs. This is also a great opportunity for carers (HCAs) looking to work in a different setting. Being a support worker means you are integral to the day to day lives of the people you support, helping them with various activities such as assistance with personal care, household chores, meal preparation, leisure activities, social inclusion and maintaining health and well-being. Support work offers you a chance to make a genuine difference to people’s lives and no day will be the same!
Skills and Experience
Joining our team at Affinity Trust will allow you to make developments with your career in the Health and Social care sector; whilst contributing towards improving the quality of life for the people we support. This role will involve tasks associated with day to day living, which may include:
The position will mean no two days are the same, and whilst is it essential that you are assisting with daily activities our Support Workers will also be involved in community based activities and events. The ideal candidate will be caring and compassionate with a natural joy for life; someone who can provide positive engagement to encourage independent living.
Being a driver is desirable however not essential. You will also need to be able to work flexibly across a 7 - day rota to include early mornings, evenings, bank holidays, and weekends.
Affinity trust don't just offer fun and rewarding careers but also a range of benefits:
28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays), pro rata
Competitive pension scheme
Employee Assistant programme
Occupational Health Support
Paid for DBS
Be the difference, change lives.
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, which will be provided by Affinity Trust. Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
Chatteris, England, Cambridgeshire, PE16, United Kingdom