Support Worker

Website Affinity Trust

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We’re looking for support workers to work in a supported living setting with 3 ladies with learning disabilities and autism in Ash, Surrey. No experience required.

 

Benefits

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (inc. bank holidays)*
  • Make a genuine difference to someone’s life
  • Blue Light Card
  • £200 bonus after 3 months service, £100 after 6 months service and a further £100 bonus after 12 months service
  • Pension scheme
  • Sleep in & bank holiday payment enhancements
  • 15% overtime enhancement on hours over 37.5 per week
  • Fantastic training and development
  • Paid for DBS
  • Refer a friend scheme (earning £100 – £400 per referral)

*pro rata for part time staff

 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Support people with all aspects of daily living, including cooking, cleaning, shopping, meal prep, personal care etc.
  • Support people socially and to enjoy hobbies and activities, like swimming or cycling
  • Develop outcome based support plan, risk assessment and person centered plan with person supported
  • Assist with volunteering/employment opportunities
  • Administer medication where required
  • Support with holidays, trips and days out and more

 

Shifts could include:

  • Earlies
  • Lates
  • Sleep ins
  • Waking nights
  • Weekends
  • Bank holidays

 

What we look for

Essential

  • Candidates that are adventurous, friendly, encouraging, supportive, respectful, and resourceful
  • People that share our values
  • Good level of spoken & written communication

 

Desirable

  • Previous experience with autism
  • Full UK driving license

 

About Us

At Affinity Trust, all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability or mental health needs. We are an equal opportunities employer.

All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support.

 

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, provided by Affinity Trust.

 

Affinity Trust is committed to being Disability Confident. As part of our commitment, all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role are guaranteed an interview.

To apply for this job please visit affinitytrust.org.