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Support Workers

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Suffolk County Council
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Salary details:
£9.55 ph
Job term:
Full or Part Time
Various Hours Available
Closing date:
05 April 2020 11:30 PM
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Up to 32 hpw guaranteed, plus additional hours.
We have positions available across Suffolk, so you can work in and cover your local area.

Home First, Adult and Community Services.

We are an in-house care and reablement service in which you will assist people to regain and maintain their independence, allowing them to remain living in their own homes for longer.

We can offer you:

  • paid mileage (45p) and travel time
  • free uniform
  • free DBS check
  • free induction training
  • free training including Care Certificate and Level 2 Health and Social Care qualification
  • guaranteed hours at either full or part time (see 'Home First - Working Contract Patterns' document)
  • excellent rates of pay including enhanced rates for bank holidays
  • refer a friend bonus (T&Cs apply)
  • a mobile phone
  • a wide range of benefits including; local authority pension, childcare vouchers, high street discounts and car lease scheme (T&Cs apply).

A variety of working patterns are available, to be negotiated / agreed:

  • 6, 8 or 9-day fortnight
  • Evening and / or weekend working only.

For part time hours, your availability for work needs to cover a minimum of three shifts on your scheduled days of work. 

Shifts are:

  • 7am - 11am
  • 11am - 3pm
  • 3pm - 7pm
  • 7pm - 11pm.

This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means.

For a conversation about the positions we have available, please call the contact from your part of Suffolk:

  • North (Lowestoft) Suffolk - Yvonne Blowers or Claire Lambert on (01502) 448709
  • East/Central Suffolk (inc. Ipswich) - Shelley Rout, Kimmy Johnson or Simone Murrell on (01473) 263273
  • West Suffolk - Rosemary Stebbing, Kimmy Johnson or Simone Murrell on (01284) 758561.

Please read the Job and Person Profile for this post before applying.

Apply by uploading your CV and submitting a short online form.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts. We are also committed to flexible working. For the types of flexible or part time working available for specific roles, please see the Job Person Profile. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

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