Support Worker

Posted 14 October by Affinity Supporting People
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Job Description

Our potential plus our commitment changes lives

Support Workers provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

We are currently looking for a Full Time or Part Time Support Workers to join our team in Accrington. 

Affinity Supporting People provide Supported Living Services and Domiciliary Support (Outreach) across Accrington. We support adults with a range a needs including learning disabilities, mental health conditions and challenging behaviours. The role will be to assist with day-to-day house tasks, personal care, meal planning and taking to activities in the community. 

Shift patterns will be across a 7 rota and will be a combination of days, evenings, weekends, sleep ins and waking nights. 


We know the amazing and life changing work our Support Workers do every day for the people we support, which is why we offer:

  • A Competitive hourly rate of £8.76
  • Specialist and Blended Training and Development – we believe in promoting from within
  • Enhanced Training that includes Induction Training, Service Specific as well as opportunities to complete a Care Certificate and NVQ/QCF
  • Access to Digital Perks where you can gain discounts on gym memberships, shopping, theme parks, travel and more
  • Unlimited Refer a Friend Scheme to earn £300 per successful referral

Support Workers provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

Your role as a Support Worker will include:

- Providing 1-1 and group support sessions

- Creating engaging and creative ways to interact with the people you support

- Help with accessing the community and taking the people you support to their appointments.

- Set person-centred goals and agreeing on how to reach them

- Help with personal care when required

- Support the running of the home including the cooking and cleaning.

The most important qualities needed in a Support Worker are the ability to treat others with respect, listen to their needs and understand their emotions. Be Kind, friendly and honest

Do you have the necessary values and qualities?

If Yes, Come and join our amazing team

Reference: 41181005

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