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Support Worker - Haverhill - PAP2339

We provide care and support for four adults within a supported living service and for two adults within our outreach service
Haverhill, CB9 0HT
0-37.5 per week
£7.80 per hour
Apply by
Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Support Workers will promote independence and choice, supporting customers with everyday life skills such as domestic duties, accessing community facilities and pursuing hobbies. The ideal candidates will have:

  • Experience of supporting adults with a learning disability, autism, diabetes and epilepsy.

  • Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of a 24/7 Rota.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, ensuring that you are easily understood.

  • Empathetic and good team player, committed to improving others’ quality of life.

  • An ability to support and encourage others in developing skills, such as preparing meals and domestic duties, promoting independence and personal development.

  • Provision of personal care and support with dressing and toileting as appropriate.

Shifts cover a 24/7 period including weekends and sleep-in shifts

Contracted Staff can enjoy great benefits, including:

  • Contributory PensionChildcare Vouchers

  • Retail Voucher Scheme

  • 28 days holidays inclusive of public holidays (pro-rata)


If you are 18+ and have the right values for our organisation, you will be supported by a program of continuous training and development. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, please apply on our website by completing and application form or alternatively please email your CV and covering letter to or call our HR team on 01480 357321. This role is subject to DBS checks as part of the recruitment process.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks after the closing date, please presume that your application has been unsuccessful. Please note that no discourtesy is intended by this practice.

Papworth Trust is an equal opportunities employer. Charity Number: 211234