Bank Support Worker (Adult Services)
The Hamlet Charity
Norwich, NR1 4BP
We have vacancies for Support Workers at our Adult Services. One of our current Support Workers says, “The Hamlet is an amazing place. Everyone works together and is like one big family.”
We are looking for people who are interested in joining our team of Bank Support Workers at The Hamlet. This offers a great opportunity for those wanting days to fit around their family or individuals wanting to gain more experience, as well as those with experience. We are looking for committed, friendly, patient individuals, with good communication skills, who are able to build positive relationships with the individuals we support.
Do you have experience of caring for people in either a professional or personal situation. Are you prepared to use the skills you have and demonstrate an enthusiasm, energy and get involved in activities. Are you physically fit, an excellent team player with a flexible approach to your work. Do you understanding the importance for all students to be treated as adults. That students are given choice and the opportunity to be involved, to have fun and socialise and how staff can support this. Do you have the ability to communicate with a wide range of people of differing abilities. Do you have an understanding of the experiences of disabled people and their families, and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that they may face.
In return we offer a quality training package and a varied fun day.
Pay: From 1st April Play Workers will be paid at £9 an hour once all mandatory training is complete. New starters will be paid National Minimum Wage for their age for all training and for all hours worked until they have successfully completed mandatory training.
Hours: Casual - to cover weekdays Mon – Fri 8.30am -4pm and/or Saturday’s 9.30am – 4.30pm, as and when required
Closing date: 12 noon on March 31st 2020. Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.
Please note, you must be over 18 years old (or over 17 years old for bank support worker applications) to apply to work with us.
The purposes of this role are:
To support adults with disabilities and complex health needs to take full part in our service.
To support individuals on a 1:1 or in a group to access a range of activities at Ella Road and within the local community.
To support individuals to develop friendships.
To support individuals with personal care, eating, drinking, communication, behaviour and health plans.
To have fun.
The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited to an initial interview and if successful at this stage will be invited to a second formal interview.
All Support Workers are required to hold a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and have supplied satisfactory references before starting work. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children, vulnerable adults or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.
From 1st April Play Workers will be paid at £9 an hour once all mandatory training is complete. New starters will be paid National Minimum Wage for their age for all training and for all hours worked until they have successfully completed mandatory training.
to cover weekdays Mon – Fri 8.30am -4pm and/or Saturday’s 9.30am – 4.30pm, as and when required
How to apply
Download an application form from our website, complete and return your application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please read the Job Description for full details of the role.