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Support Workers

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Leading Lives
Place of work:
Bury St Edmunds
Salary details:
£8.72 ph*
Job term:
Full or Part Time
Closing date:
09 August 2020 01:00 PM
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16-37 hpw. Various contracts available both temporary and permanent.

Trainee and experienced Support Workers required.

Leading Lives provides social care support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs across Suffolk and beyond in the home and in the community. We support our customers to lead the life they choose, tailoring our services to meet their individual needs. Leading Lives customers, supported by our professional Support Workers, can experience new opportunities, retain or gain independence, develop friendships and try new activities or learn new skills in a welcoming environment.

Why join us?

  • flexible hours of work
  • an opportunity to make a difference
  • support our customers to lead the life they choose
  • valuable experience in social care
  • award-winning training delivered by our very own experts
  • award-winning employee-owned social enterprise
  • holiday package, increasing with service and the opportunity to purchase additional holiday.

It is now more essential than ever we ensure our customers are fully supported during the COVID-19 pandemic. Support Workers at Leading Lives are key workers doing all they can to continue the valued support our customers deserve. We are seeking Support Workers who can offer their valuable time to support our customers lead the life they choose.

The Role
We are looking for friendly, kind and dependable Support Workers with high standards and the drive to ensure our customers are supported to lead the life they choose. We are looking for people with a can-do attitude who can build positive relationships with our customers who have a variety of support requirements.

Our Independence Plus service supports our customers to live independently in their own home and do they things they want to do. We provide high quality, bespoke support built around the needs of the individual.

Due to the nature of the role, there is a requirement for our Support Workers to do locality work, supporting our customers across our various services in the Bury St Edmunds area.

Whilst experience in a similar organisation/role would be advantageous, we believe that the right values and attitudes are also important when recruiting new staff.

Ideally, you will have a full, clean driving licence and access to your own vehicle, as per service needs.

*plus up to 8% employer’s pension contribution.

For a discussion about the role, please contact us on (01284) 332430.

To apply, please download and complete the application form in the related information section and send to: recruitment@leadinglives.org.uk

Please note due to the nature of the work we do with customers, all Leading Lives appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check.


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