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Female* Support Workers

Reference:
0326
Organisation:
St Elizabeth Care Agency
Place of work:
Ipswich
Salary details:
Job term:
Full Time
Hours:
Appointment:
Permanent
Closing date:
21 June 2021 01:00 PM
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  • £11.50 - £14 p/h
  • Required in the IP5 area.

At St Elizabeth Care Agency our aim is to provide high-quality, tailor-made services to clients living in their own homes. We support individuals from the age of 18 who, for various reasons, are unable to manage some aspects of their daily lives or access the community. We currently provide services in Woodbridge, Ipswich and surrounding areas.

Due to our continuing growth we are looking to expand our team, we are currently looking to recruit a team of female support workers to work with a young adult lady who has complex needs. You will be working on a 1:1 basis in her home supporting with all aspects of her care and community support which will include driving her own accessible vehicle. Shifts will be from 8am – 5.30pm weekdays, alternate Saturdays 8am – 5.30pm plus weekend respite cover including waking nights once a month.

It is essential that you will have the ability to cover for annual leave and sickness as required.

Benefits for our Support Workers/Home Carers:

  • A fulfilling and rewarding role making a difference every day
  • Full induction, shadowing, training and on-going support
  • Free uniform, handbook and toolkit
  • Regular supervision and team meetings
  • Career progression including QCF and the Care Certificate

We are looking to recruit the best match for our client, successful applicants will possess the following attributes:

  • A bubbly and vibrant personality
  • Be confident, kind and empathetic
  • Enjoy music, singing and sensory activities
  • Have a genuine passion for helping people get the best out of life

Due to the nature of this role it is essential for successful applicants to hold a full valid driving licence and have access to their own vehicle.

A minimum of 1 years’ experience in a similar role supporting individuals with complex needs is required.

We are looking for passionate, motivated and caring people who want to provide excellent, quality services. If you think you have what it takes to be part of our outstanding team we would love to hear from you.

For an application pack or further information, please email: gemma.clover@stelizcare.co.uk or telephone (01473) 707900.

Immediate interviews available. 

All profits made by the agency are donated to the Hospice to further its work to improve life for people living with a progressive illness.

Please note that this role is open to females only due to the needs of the people you will be supporting.

*This post is exempt under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1.



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