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Support Worker

Leading Lives

Bury St Edmunds

15000 - 20000

Full timePart time

Leading Lives

Closing - 20 Nov 2020

Train to become a Key Worker

Trainee and experienced Support Workers wanted

Why join us?

Flexible hours of work
An opportunity to make a difference
Support our customers to lead the life they choose
Valuable experience in social care
Award-winning training delivered by our very own experts
Award-winning employee-owned social enterprise
Holiday package, increasing with service and the opportunity to purchase additional holiday
Leading Lives provides social care support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs across Suffolk and beyond in the home and in the community. We support our customers to lead the life they choose, tailoring our services to meet their individual needs. Leading Lives customers, supported by our professional Support Workers, can experience new opportunities, retain or gain independence, develop friendships and try new activities or learn new skills in a welcoming environment.

It is now more essential than ever we ensure our customers are fully supported during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support Workers at Leading Lives are Key Workers doing all they can to continue the valued support our customers deserve. We are seeking Support Workers who can offer their valuable time to support our customers lead the life they choose.

The Role:

Location: Bury St Edmunds and surrounding areas, Suffolk

Salary: £8.72 per hour (+up to 8% employer’s pension contribution)

Hours: Permanent and temporary, various hours available, 16-37 hours per week

We are looking for friendly, kind and dependable Support Workers with high standards and the drive to ensure our customers are supported to lead the life they choose. We are looking for people with a can-do attitude who can build positive relationships with our customers who have a variety of support requirements.

Our Independence Plus service supports our customers to live independently in their own home and do they things they want to do. We provide high quality, bespoke support built around the needs of the individual.

Due to the nature of the role, there is a requirement for our Support Workers to locality work, supporting our customers across our various services in the Bury St Edmunds area.

Whilst experience in a similar organisation/role would be advantageous, we believe that the right values and attitudes are also important when recruiting new staff.

You will have a full, clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle, as per service needs.

Please note due to the nature of the work we do with customers, all Leading Lives appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.
To apply, please download and complete the Application Form HERE and send to recruitment@leadinglives.org.uk

For a discussion about the role, please contact Jenny Mills on 07850901440.

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