Support Worker – Whittlesey PE7 (Peterborough)
Contract type : full-time 37 or 45 hours per week / part-time / bank
Salary: GBP 15,797 based on 37 hours / GBP 19,212 based on 45 hours
Driver preferred however not essential.
Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people’s lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no 2 days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?
If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.
At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England. We believe that by inspiring people to achieve their own goals, live the life they want, with who they want to live with and within their chosen community, we can make a real difference to those we support. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.
Where will I be working?
We offer 24 hour supported living facilities in providing care for adults with Learning Disabilities. The service is on the outskirts of Peterborough in Whittlesey. It is a supported living service for 2 people, one lady and one gentleman who live in a bungalow and have lived together for 11 years. They require 24hours support including a sleep in and some 2 -1 support in the community.
What will I be doing?
This is a hands-on job in which no two days are the same. Your duties will include_
What skills and qualities do I need to have?
Whilst knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be beneficial, it isn’t essential. What is essential is that you are_
This is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will be working a range of shifts from 7_00/8:00 am to 2_00/3:00pm and 3_00/4:00 pm to 9_00, sleep ins and some weekends.
What benefits will I receive?
Of course, we know it’s not about the money. But that doesn’t mean we don’t reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes_
* Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities – we are Investors in People Silver accredited
* 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
* Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
* Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
* Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
* Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
* Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.
Why Turning Point?
We take pride in the services that we provide. There is one vision that everyone at Turning Point shares, which is held together by our values. These include believing in potential, communicating in a confident way, embracing change and treating each other as individuals.
Running services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our services – and, our people. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support people with Learning Disabilities to live fulfilling lives – here at Turning Point, we don’t just offer you a job_ we offer you a career.
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