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Bank Support Worker
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:
- You will accrue annual leave (including bank holidays) based on the number of hours worked
- Fantastic training and development tailored to support you as an individual
- Pension scheme with employer and employee contributions
- Employee assistance scheme programme (a 24 hr helpline to support you through any of life's issues or problems along with access to an online wellbeing portal)
This post will be subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be provided by Affinity Trust.
At Affinity Trust all of the people we support have a learning disability but many have associated health needs, dementia, physical disabilities, profound and multiple learning disability or mental health needs.
We are an equal opportunities employer that promotes diversity within our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of sexual orientation, race, age, gender, disability, religion or belief.
Job Summary and Duties:
We need dedicated Bank Support Worker to work with adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs in our Outreach service in Coalville. This is also a great opportunity for carers (HCAs) looking to work in a different setting. Experience is not essential as we will fully train you to ensure you have all the skills needed to provide the very highest standard of support. Due to the nature of the role being a driver with access to your own car is essential.
If you want a flexible and rewarding job where you can choose from a range of shifts to suit your life, then the role of Bank Support Worker is for you!
No experience is necessary as we provide all the relevant training to enable you to provide excellent care to the people we support. A Bank Support Worker post with Affinity Trust is a varied and interesting role, our staff tell us that it "is fulfilling, fun and offers real opportunities to make a difference to people's lives!"
As a Bank Support Worker you will be working with people with a range of support needs; people who have a learning disability, but may also be on the autistic spectrum, have physical disabilities or associated health needs such as epilepsy, dementia or mental health needs.
As a bank support worker you will play a key role in enabling the people you support to carry out all of the daily living tasks involved in everyday life. That could be helping someone to live independently within their own home and activities such as:
- Personal are, i.e. helping people to bathe
- Physical support, such as moving with a hoist or wheelchair
We need bank staff who are able to work a variety of shifts, for example waking nights, day and evening shifts, sleep-ins etc. Some shifts may be 15 hours long whereas as others are 3 hours.
If you are patient with a good sense of humour and enjoy working in an environment where no two days are the same then apply today!