Bury St Edmunds
15000 - 20000
Closing - 30 Apr 2021
Trainee and experienced Support Workers wanted
Why join us?
• Flexible hours of work
• An opportunity to make a difference
• Valuable experience in social care – everyday is different!
• Award-winning training delivered by our very own experts
• Award-winning employee-owned social enterprise
• Holiday package, increasing with service
• Various hours available, 16-37 hours per week
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.
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.
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.
Everyday is Different
You’ll be supporting our customers to lead the life they choose out and about in the community. Our Support Workers are caring and passionate and will know that there’s no better feeling than seeing the difference their job makes to other people’s lives.
Did you know, on average, less than 10% of the role involves personal care? Every day really is different – you’ll be supporting customers in a variety of different ways, including being a:
Arts & Crafts assistant
…and so on!
No two days are the same, but every day counts.
What skills do we need?
Engaging, trustworthy and empathetic
Flexible and adaptable to support our customers needs and lifestyles
A good role model to our customers and colleagues
An excellent communicator
A great relationship builder
Able to support dignified personal care
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.
Ideally 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 on our website
If you would like to speak to someone about the role, please contact 07850 901 440.
Further information can be found:
Reference ID: VA5
Part-time hours: 16-37 per week
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Salary: £8.72 per hour
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