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Job Title
Support Worker
Orwell Housing Association Ltd
Job Description
Support Worker – Savile Court, Felixstowe
£11.55 per hour
Various hours and shifts per week; Permanent
Do not miss out on a £750 joining bonus*
Job Ref: SC015

Do you want to feel that you are doing more than just a job?

Are you someone who has cared for a loved one or friend and feel that you have more to give?

This is not only a chance to make a difference to other people’s lives, but also your own.

Join our team as a Support Worker in the Learning Disability sector, where our values drive every aspect of what we do.

Embrace a culture of inclusion, respect, and empowerment as you assist individuals in achieving their fullest potential.

We prioritise dignity, independence, and collaborative care. Your role goes beyond support – it's about championing diversity and creating a nurturing environment. If you're dedicated to making a positive impact and share our values, apply now to contribute to a community that celebrates individuality and growth

About you
You will be warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces.
* you are a great listener with a caring and supportive attitude
* you want to make a difference every day
* you focus on the individual and not the routine
* you are warm and friendly and have a natural caring nature, great sense of humour and a positive energy that brings a smile to people’s faces

More reasons to apply…
* 22 days annual leave (pro rata) plus bank holidays
* retail discounts via our rewards platform (restaurants, shopping, days out gym memberships, cinema tickets, holidays, Sky store and much more…)
* reward and recognition awards
* free DBS checks, Hepatitis and Flu vaccination
* Cashback Health plan
* Access to Blue Light Card – membership fees applies.
* ongoing training and development & opportunities to progress in your role through the Orwell Academy
* wellbeing programme
* Great training and development opportunities

Person Specification...
* Care Certificate, is desirable
* QCF Level 2 in Health and Social care, or equivalent, is desirable
* A full driving licence is desirable. but not essential

As part of the role, there will be a requirement of staff completing sleep in duties, which will include alternate weekends or working.

*To be eligible for the £750 a joining bonus, you must meet the following criteria:
* If you have not been working in the care industry for the previous 2 years OR have come straight from education (eg, college, sixth form, apprenticeship).
* You must be employed for a minimum of 8 hours per week.
* The scheme must be a CQC registered provider in Suffolk.
* You must work for at least 12 weeks with Orwell and pass this starting period to qualify for the payment

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Before applying…
Additional employment documents:

Orwell is committed to safeguarding and safer employment and the principles of empowerment.

Please notice Orwell Housing Association does not provide visa sponsorship. You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply. You will be required to provide the relevant right to work documentation if successfully appointed to the role.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. All new arrivals to the UK must also provide a Statement of Good Conduct (SOGC).

The definition of new arrival is an applicant who has worked or been resident overseas in the previous five years and this includes citizens of the UK who have worked or lived overseas for a continuous period of six months or more.

Orwell is proud to be a Disability Confident Leader. We believe in creating an accessible and supportive environment, where every team member can thrive and contribute. Join us in our commitment to building a workplace that celebrates diversity and empowers all individuals to reach their full potential. We actively welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and are dedicated to making reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process to ensure equal access and opportunity for all.

If there’s a barrier to you applying for any of our roles, we’d like to remove it so please get in touch with our Talent team either by giving them a call (01473 228782) or emailing

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