• Full time
  • 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 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
  • Pension
  • 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

You will work in our friendly teams.  We have opportunities to work in two of our supported living settings in St Columb Major, both supporting people in their own homes.

Support an older lady who loves shopping, arts & crafts, pamper days, and chatting with family.  Enjoys and prefers her home to be calm and peaceful.

Support three, fun ladies. They enjoy an array of activities in their home, love getting out and about, holidays, use the local sensory pool, get crafty and watching a good rom com.

We are looking for a fun dynamic person to come and work alongside their lovely team to provide support to the ladies who share the house.

You’ll provide person-centred support in all aspects of everyday life, including supporting with personal care and medication needs.

To find out more about the role visit our main website.

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

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

Our ideal candidate:

Empathetic, you adapt your approach to individuals’ needs, have good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. You can build professional relationships and have a ‘can-do’ attitude. All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support including evenings and weekends.

You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services - paid at £60 extra per sleep-in.

Essential Skills:

Full UK Driving License Required.

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