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Support Worker

Location: Chatteris
Company: Papworth Trust
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Papworth Trust a charitable organisation who care and support adults with physical and mental health needs. To live their lives as independently as possible and support their growth to achieve all their goals in life.

We are looking for a dynamic person to join our very friendly small Chatteris Team, as a full time member of staff. We support four adults with their daily living skills in the Service, and we support some adults who have 1-1 hours in the community.

The ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience of supporting adults with a learning disability, autism and mental health
  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of a 24/7 Rota.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, ensuring that you are easily understood.
  • Empathetic and good team player, committed to improving others’ quality of life.
  • An ability to support and encourage others in developing skills, such as preparing meals and domestic duties, promoting independence and personal development.
  • Over the age of 18
  • Full driving license with Class 1 Business Insurance

Your role will be to support the customers and becoming a valued team member.

The Support Worker role is very rewarding, working hours are variable and there are a range of shifts from 7:00 – 14:30 14:30 – 22:00, 10:00 -17:30 etc. The service has a sleep in from the hours of 10pm-7am each day.

In return we offer:

  • 28 days annual leave
  • Choice of 2 pension schemes
  • 25% bank holiday enhancement
  • Double Time Xmas day, Boxing day and NY day
  • Paid training and shadow shifts
  • Paid DBS
  • Paid for Care Certificate and other professional qualifications
  • Career progression routes
  • Papworth Rewards High St voucher scheme
  • Up to £300 refer a friend
  • Organisational sick pay*
  • Employee and Family Wellbeing programme
  • Full PPE provided
  • Immediate COVID vaccination available for Front Line colleagues
  • Cycle to work Scheme

If this sounds like the career for you we’d love to hear from you!

This role is subject to DBS checks as part of the recruitment process.

For more information about this role or details of more accessible application formats please call the team on 01480 357277.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, please presume that your application has been unsuccessful. Please note that no discourtesy is intended by this practice.

Please note that Papworth Trust may choose to close this advert earlier than the date advertised

Papworth Trust is an equal opportunities employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, religions or beliefs, sex, pregnancy & maternity, marital & civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender reassignment or disability. Charity Number: 211234.

All interviews are held remotely via digital platforms. We take the safety of our colleagues seriously and operate a Covid secure environment complemented by comprehensive risk assessments and emotional support for our teams of key workers. Our teams are provided with full PPE and are eligible for immediate vaccination.


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/95142445
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