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
Being a driver is desirable but not essential for this post.
In this role 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. We also require you to be able to work split shifts.
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.
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
- Childcare vouchers
- Employee Assistant programme
- Occupational Health Support
- Paid for DBS
- Funded Training
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.
- Maternity/Paternity Paid Leave
- Retirement / Pension Plans
- Professional Development
- Merchandise Discounts
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Employee Events
- Employee Referral Program
- Paid Holidays
- Flexible Schedules