Bank Support Worker (job ref : 464)
Eye & Ipswich, Suffolk
Affinity Trust support people with learning disabilities as it believes that every adult has the right to own an independent and fulfilling life. They are a national charity that provide high-quality personalised support for over 700 adults with learning disabilities and autism. Helping them to live a worthwhile life is their main goal.
As a Bank Support Worker you will play a key role in enabling the people they support to carry out all the tasks involved in their daily life. This will involve supporting people with meal preparation, personal care and hygiene, managing their finances and their home, so that they feel safe and cared.
You will also support people to be as active as they want to be in their local community and feel part of it. Activities can be wide ranging from cookery to gardening, trips out to places of interest, art clubs or sports activities – You must be happy to participate in whatever that chosen activity is and to have fun. You need to be committed to doing your best to support these people and never giving up on them.
Previous experience of this kind of work is not essential as we provide all the training and support you need. You will also work closely with a Team Leader and a Support Manager.
If you do have experience of supporting people, either in a work role or at home this role will give you the opportunity to use and develop your skills in an organisation committed to doing its best for the people we support.
Working hours: full and part time roles
Rate: £7.23 per hour
Benefits: 28 days annual leave entitlement including bank holidays (pro rata for part time staff), free DBS check, paid training and development, salary enhancements for weekends and bank holidays, contributory pension scheme, childcare vouchers, employee assistance scheme.
If you want to help people to have a sense of meaningful life, please send your updated cv to [email protected]