Support workers required

Are you looking for a new challenge?  A job that provides personal satisfaction, training and the opportunity to further develop yourself?

Mavam Supported Housing is presently recruiting Support Workers/Relief Support Workers to work at our housing projects in Ipswich & Stowmarket.  We provide supported housing to individuals suffering from severe and enduring mental distress; individuals with mild learning disabilities and young people leaving care.

The focus of support is to enable users of the service to live as independently as possible, whilst helping them to achieve goals which they set for themselves, be these to: move onto accommodation of their own; enrol on educational courses; form new relationships or seek employment.

As an employee of Mavam Supported Housing you will be provided with extensive training, including the opportunity to study a nationally recognised qualification.  We also look to promote from within, so for the right individual there is the opportunity for career progression.

If you have a caring nature, good interpersonal skills and are an enthusiastic and reliable team player then we would love to hear from you!

The job involves shift work including evenings, weekends and sleep in shifts a rota basis.

Our salary scale is £15,405 to £17,355 depending upon qualifications and experience and we pay an additional £62.65 for each sleep-in shift. The organisation also offers a staff pension scheme.

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

To receive an application form or to make further enquiries about vacant positions within our organisation please email or call 0800 133 7355 or 01473 487373 (During office hours).