Female Support Worker/Driver - Community Support - FitzRoy

Female Support Worker/Driver – Community Support

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Salary: £11.85 - £13.04 per hour
Location: Newark, Nottingham
Expiry date: 20/06/2024

Job description

The Vacancy

FitzRoy Support at Home in Newark and Sherwood provides care, support and enablement for adults in the community who live with mental health conditions and learning disabilities across the Nottinghamshire area.

Your role in the team will focus on upskilling the people we support to achieve their goals and develop their life skills where previously they have faced challenges – this could include anything from supporting them to become independent on public transport, attending colleges and gaining employment, to enabling them to visit day centres and engage proactively in their wider community.

Vacancies available:

  • Salary: £11.85 – £13.04 ph
  • Full Time contracts (37.5 hours per week)
  • Shifts tend to fall between between 08.00 – 20.00, with flexibility for shorter shifts if preferred
  • Alternate weekend work required
  • Fuel is paid at £0.45p per mile
  • Paid for travel time between calls as well as visits to service users
  • Drivers licence and own car essential

You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide support. Qualifications and experience are not necessary for this role as full training will be given, the most important attributes you need are patience, compassion, empathy and a positive attitude.

What we offer:

  • Paid mileage and travel time
  • No social care experience required – we provide full training in order for you to become an exceptional social care worker
  • Weekend and overtime enhancements rates
  • 30 days holiday including Bank Holidays – increasing with service
  • Free membership of our Health Cash Back Scheme for you and your family – claim back money on services such as Dental, Optical, Chiropractor and many more
  • An Employee Assistance programme which includes virtual GPs, Legal advice and more
  • We will pay for your Blue Light card
  • Loyalty awards and life assurance
  • Perkbox shopping discounts

About Us

FitzRoy is a national charity, set up 60 years ago by brave parents as a pioneering alternative to institutional care. Their values remain the values of FitzRoy today – we see the person, we are brave and we are creative – and they thread through everything we do.

We support hundreds of people with a range of needs. You could be supporting someone with learning disabilities, autism, acquired brain injuries or mental health support needs. Many of the people we support also have physical impairments or other health issues. Working for us will give you an opportunity to learn, to grow and to transform lives. Join us today