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Support Worker

Leading Lives

Bury St Edmunds

15000 - 20000

Part time

Leading Lives

Closing - 30 Sep 2021

We are a leading employee-owned, not-for-profit, social enterprise that is highly regarded by our customers for providing social care support with a difference. We provide high quality social care support in the home and in the community for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs across Suffolk and beyond. We exist to support people to lead the life they choose.


Every Day is Different

At Leading Lives, we know that there’s no better feeling than seeing the difference we make to other people’s lives. We know that no two days are the same, but every day counts. Role: We are currently recruiting for a Support Worker within our Independence Plus service in the West Suffolk area.


You’ll be supporting two customers to lead the life they choose:

Meet C:

C is looking for someone who is chatty, fun and outgoing with previous experience working with individuals with learning and physical disabilities. C loves the outdoors, bowling, and watching films at the cinema.

C enjoys being social and loves being by the water. An important part of C’s care will be supporting her to visit her mum in supported living.


Meet A:

A is a very chatty and happy person, who is always polite and cheerful. A is known as being full of information, as he enjoys watching the news and the weather and is always able to inform us of what is happening.

A is looking for someone who is easy-going, friendly and good company to support him with his daily activities, such as going to the library to have some cake and coffee. If you fit the qualities our customers are looking for, then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for someone who is flexible and ideally someone who has a full, clean driving licence with access to their own vehicle.



• Competitive salary and pension scheme, matching up to 8% of contributions

• An opportunity to really make a difference

• Fully funded training to complete a Care Certificate, and QCF

• Award-winning comprehensive and bespoke training, including full induction and opportunities to develop your career through our Career Pathway

• Flexible working opportunities

• Occupational sick pay

• The opportunity to become a member of our employee-owned co-operative

• Holiday package, increasing with service and the opportunity to purchase additional holiday

• Free parking at our hubs


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

Please note due to the nature of this role, all new appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS with Children and Vulnerable Adults’ Barred List checks, along with all other pre-employment checks in line with Safer Recruitment guidelines.

For an informal chat about the role and Leading Lives please call 01284 718741.

All candidates will be contacted following interview.

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