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Part Time Female Waking Night Support Worker - Wyton

Job details
Posting date: 31 March 2021
Salary: £8.72 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 29 April 2021
Location: Wyton, PE28
Company: Affinity Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: OPS01949-11737

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Summary

Introduction

Are you adventurous, friendly, encouraging, supportive, respectful, and resourceful?

Then you have the right traits to join our team working with people with disabilities. We are recruiting new people to expand our teams and to build on our values.

We currently have opportunity to join our team in Wyton, Cambridgeshire as a waking night support worker

If you share our values and want to support people to live full, active and positive lives we can provide training so experience is not always necessary.

Be the difference, change lives! If you would like a fulfilling and flexible career that will make a difference to people lives apply today.

About Us

We support people 24 hours a day in different ways depending on their needs. We work with people to be independent, and to lead the lives that they choose in their communities. Each day will be different and full of amazing interactions with the people that you will be working with.

Affinity Trust are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our work force and welcome application from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.

We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion and taking action to address inequality. We particularly welcome applications from anyone who is from a black, Asian or minority ethnic background, anyone who considers themselves to have a disability and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

Affinity Trust is committed to being Disability Confident which is a scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions. As part of our commitment all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.

Skills & Experience

All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support, and those that have not previously worked in care will be supported with completing the Care Certificate.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.

For the role you will be required to work two nights a week (18 hours)

Benefits

As well as knowing that what you do is making a positive difference to people's lives, we offer a comprehensive benefits package as follows:

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service)*
  • Access to our online discount portal, which we call affinity4you, that offers discounts off shopping, holidays, cinemas, days out and gym membership
  • Pension scheme with employee and employer contributions
  • Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life's issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)
  • Occupational Health support
  • Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual
  • Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)
  • Refer a friend scheme

*pro rata for part time staff

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.

All our Support Workers complete shadow shifts before working with the people we support, and those that have not previously worked in care will be supported with completing the Care Certificate.

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.

For the role you will be required to work two nights a week (18 hours)

As well as knowing that what you do is making a positive difference to people's lives, we offer a comprehensive benefits package as follows:

  • 28 days paid holiday per year (Inc. bank holidays & increasing to 33 days with length of service)*
  • Access to our online discount portal, which we call affinity4you, that offers discounts off shopping, holidays, cinemas, days out and gym membership
  • Pension scheme with employee and employer contributions
  • Employee Assistance programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life's issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)
  • Occupational Health support
  • Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual
  • Paid for DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service)
  • Refer a friend scheme

*pro rata for part time staff

This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

Disability Confident
About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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