Support Worker Days – Suffolk Lodge

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 24-Mar-23

Closing Date: 23-Apr-23

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire

Salary: £21,492.30 per year

Support Worker Days – Suffolk Lodge

Optalis is the adult social care delivery partner on behalf of Wokingham Borough Council and the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Council. Optalis is owned and funded by the 2 Councils. Optalis is not a private provider or an employment agency.

Suffolk Lodge require additional day time staff – immediate interviews

We are a residential home specialising in caring for people living with dementia.

Experience is preferred but not essential as full training will be given at the start of your journey with us.

We offer competitive rates of pay with an enhanced rate for working weekends.

Working for Optalis you will also receive a range of benefits, including:

A Perkbox rewards package offering discounts on cinema, shopping, health, travel and insurance
34 days leave (25 days annual leave, 8 bank holidays, and extra day off for your birthday
A comprehensive paid training and development programme
Excellent career progression opportunities and support
Flexible shift patterns to cover a 24 X 7 Rota
As a valued and integral member of the team you will have a voice in the service and forums to be heard and make a difference
STAR awards – a reward scheme which recognises staff who have gone the extra mile
A generous pension scheme

Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. All successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS check and will need to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The DBS clearance level required is Enhanced with Adult Barred list.

For advice and information on disclosing criminal records you can contact Nacro’s support service on 0300123 1999 or

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