• Full time
  • Nights
  • Part time
  • Anywhere
  • £12.27 to £12.54 Per Hour plus enhancements GBP
  • 31 May 2024
  • Salary/Hourly Rate: £12.27 to £12.54 Per Hour plus enhancements

Job Summary

Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker in Penzance and discover a genuinely rewarding role. You’ll support people with a learning disability, autism or both at home and in the community to live life in the way they choose. Our benefits include:

Sleep-ins paid at £60 extra (basic salary £11.15 – £11.40 p/h)
Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.
On-going training and career development including professional qualifications available from day 1
We cover the cost of DBS checks
Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership
Successfully ‘recommend a friend’ to join us and you’ll receive a thank you payment
We offer Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it.
Access to wellbeing helplines.

About the role

Working in our friendly teams in the Penzance area, enabling the people you support to increase their independence and live life in the way they choose.

We have opportunities in three of our supported living settings. Two support gentlemen living in their own homes.  Both have a variety of interests, and abilities.  The things they enjoy include, getting out and about, swimming, football, computers and gaming as well as spending time with family and friends.

The third is to support two gentleman and a lady in all aspects of daily living, including epilepsy, PEG feeding, and moving & handling.  Their health complexities and day to day needs do not get in the way of enjoying a wide variety of interests and accessing their local communities to do things they enjoy and need.

There’s lots of variety, to find out more about the role visit our main website.

About you

You’ll need good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. Respectful of people’s differences, you can build professional relationships and have a flexible approach. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.

All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support.

You have the option of working additional hours (£10.50 – £10.73 p/h) or sleep-ins at £60 extra per sleep-in, in a range of services.

Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

About Brandon

Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose. We provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people and have a staff team of over 2,000. Operating across southern England and London, support is provided by a widely dispersed workforce, including public spaces and the homes of the people we support.

Essential Skills:

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