Support Worker

Job Type: Support worker
Location: Stowmarket
Salary: £8.23 per hour + benefits
Deadline: Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Avenues is a specialist provider of adult social care, supporting people with complex needs to enjoy life.  

This might be everyday things like providing support to do the shopping, getting a new haircut or just making a drink. But it’s also about more delicate stuff, like choosing where to live, supporting them to take a shower or the development of friendships.

We are looking for part time Support Workers (25 to 30 hours per week) to join our team at Takers Lane & Bridge Street in Stowmarket to support people living with learning disabilities, mental health needs  and/or an acquired brain injury.

The Services have a total of 6 individuals (3 individuals in each service).

Due to the needs of this service it is desirable that successful applicants hold a valid full UK driving licence.

Benefits of working for Avenues Group
  • Up to 25 annual leave days + 8 bank holidays (pro-rated)
  • Career progression and internal opportunities
  • Sector leading learning and development facilities
  • Ongoing support from local and central teams
  • The ability to build long-term relationships with the people we support
  • A permanent, stable job in an ever-growing organisation
What skills and expertise will you need?

An experienced social care professional, you should have training (although we provide lots of that). You will need to demonstrate that you share our values of Respect, Excellence, Integrity and Pride, and…

  • be caring and sympathetic
  • be passionate about supporting others
  • have experience leading and developing a team, including appraisal, coaching, and performance management
  • be flexible to work early morning, late evening, waking night, and sleep-in shifts over a 7 day rota

Apply today by sending an up-to-date CV to or call us on 0203 535 0509 to find out more about careers with Avenues and how you can make a difference to someone’s life.

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