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Support Workers (full time and part time) and Relief Support Workers – Learning Disabilities

Orwell Housing Association



15000 - 20000


Orwell Housing Association

Closing - 25 Feb 2021

Orwell Housing Association

Do you want to enjoy flexible working whilst getting results?

If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for enthusiastic and person-centered Support Workers to join our wonderful Learning Disabilities teams in the following Services:

– Fitzwilliam Close, Woodbridge
– Eccles Road, Ipswich
– Talmash Gardens, Ipswich
– Avalon Court, Ipswich
– Idaway, East Bergholt

The Role
These roles are key to ensuring our tenants are supported with individualised flexible and responsive support and you will work closely with Service Managers and other team members to ensure an excellent service is delivered.

Your responsibilities will include:

o supporting tenants with everyday domestic and leisure activities
o providing personal care
o administration and storage of medication

About you
– You are enthusiastic, approachable, caring and patient
– you have experience working with adults with learning disabilities or are interested in learning to work in a supported living environment
– you are eager to learn, develop and progress through a well-supported training programme, with an opportunity to work towards a QCF in Health and Social Care

Our tenants’ ideal candidates will:
– have the ability to communicate and engage with them
– be passionate about making a difference in their lives
– have energy, humour and be fun to be with
– embrace and support people's individualities

If you have the passion to deliver first rate care and support and the drive to make a difference, we would love to hear from you.

What’s in it for you?
– £8.72 – £9.18 per hour
– 22 days Annual Leave per year, pro rata
– the opportunity for a permanent contract and career development
– the opportunity to be a part of something truly special
– flexible working and training

What our people say about us…

“It’s such a rewarding job and I love making a difference”
– Beth, Support Worker – Balfour House

“I’m so supported by Orwell”
– Amy, Support Worker – Balfour House

“My job is interesting and sometimes challenging, but I love it!”
– Sue, Support Worker – Idaway

“There are so many great opportunities working for Orwell”
– Natalie, Support Worker – Fitzwilliam Close/Balfour House

Interviews available immediately

For more information on our Learning Disabilities vacancies email – work@orwell-housing.co.uk
Or apply via our website: www.orwell-housing.co.uk/work-with-us

Full PPE will be provided including certified face masks which are always 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.

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