Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00054888-1
  • Date Posted: 12 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Loddon, Norfolk
  • Salary: £15,000 to £20,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Support Worker Kittens Lane, Loddon
Situated 30 minutes from Norwich and Lowestoft
£9.80 per hour
Day and Night Shifts available
Ref: KL016
Our Learning Disabilities service at Kittens Lane is Loddon is recruiting for Support Worker. Kittens Lane is a lovely service, and the tenants are awesome, so why not apply today?
The Role
Our Support Workers are key to ensuring our tenants are supported with individualised, flexible and responsive support. Working closely with Service Managers and other team members, you will ensure an excellent service is delivered.
Your responsibilities will include:
-providing support & care to individuals as determined by their support plans
-writing reports
-contributing to individuals support & care plans
-ensuring the security & safety of the building.
-completing light housework tasks.
About you
-you have the tenacity to drive improvement and change
-you thrive on engaging with people
-you are enthusiastic about helping people lead happy and fulfilling lives
-you are approachable, caring and patient
-you have experience or are interested in learning to work in a supported living environment
-you are eager to develop and progress through a well-supported training programme
ideal candidates will:
-see the person rather than the task
-have the ability to communicate and engage with them
-have energy, humour and be fun to be with
-embrace and support people's individualities
Why choose us?
We are an organisation committed to making a difference to local people. Caring for and supporting people has become central to what we do. Orwell lives by its values ? we understand it?s the little things that can make the biggest difference and making a difference together is at the heart of what we do.
As part of our benefits package, you can enjoy ?
-22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
-reward and recognition awards
-Introduce Someone You Know bonus scheme
-free DBS checks
-free Hepatitis and Flu vaccination
-wellbeing promise
-opportunity to work towards a QCF in Health and Social Care
-work for a Silver Standard Investors in People and Sunday Times Top 100 Employer
Interview Date: TBC
Full PPE will be provided including certified face masks and will always be required to be worn in line with current Public Health England guidelines.
Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment.
Successful applicants will be required to complete an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Under The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021, it is a condition of employment that Support Workers are fully vaccinated (evidenced) against Coronavirus unless medically exempt (evidenced)