Support Workers - Hastings (job ref : 625)
St Leonards on Sea, Battle, Bexhill, Nor
Would you like to make a difference? Could you help someone to make the most of their lives? The 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.
If you are looking for a new and rewarding challenge about supporting people to achieve their goals, they have a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated, motivated and proactive individual to join their team supporting people with a learning disability.
You will be a Support Worker who will play a key role in enabling the people they support to carry out all the tasks involved in daily life. This will involve supporting people with meal preparation including supporting people to eat, personal care and hygiene, including supporting people to bathe, getting dressed etc, moving and handling, managing their finances and their home. You will also support people to be as active as they want to be in their local community.
Activities can be wide ranging from trips out to places of interest, meals out and trips to a cafe or a pub, concerts and theatre shows, Adult Education Courses, hydrotherapy and swimming, going to the cinema, going to church, going shopping as well as supporting people to manage their own home, including cooking, cleaning and gardening. You will be happy to participate in whatever that chosen activity is and have fun.
We have positions in St Leonards On Sea, Battle, Bexhill on Sea, Northiam and Fairlight in our homely bungalows supporting up to 6 people, many of whom will also need additional help with communication and moving around. Full Time and Part Time Positions available.
If you are good with communication skills and for manual drivers for the full time and part time vacancies, you might be the one we are looking for! Holding a full UK manual driving licence is essential as there may be a requirement to drive the cars belonging to the people we support.
You will work closely with the rest of your team, supported by a Senior Support Worker and/or a Team Leader and a Support Manager
Working hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week Full Time and Part Time
Salary: Up to £14,6047 pa plus 10% enhancements
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@example.com