Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role with plenty of training, support, a competitive salary, benefits and opportunities to develop your career.
You'll join a vibrant outreach service in Pucklechurch, near Bristol, supporting six people who live either independently or with their family. We offer an outreach service, enabling the individuals to access the community, to use various clubs and activities and to try new things.
Hours of support are generally Monday to Friday 8.15am to 4.45pm with some evenings and the possibility of future weekend work.
Learning disabilities and autism affect people in different ways so the role is very varied. Some of the people we support live with epilepsy, hearing loss and behaviour that can challenge; we provide full training relevant to the individuals you'll support.
Your day will involve supporting people with everyday tasks and to access their community. If you’re new to social care, we will support you gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate. If you have experience as a care assistant or care worker in a care home, you’ll discover we provide plenty of on-going training, support to achieve relevant qualifications and career progression. View our 'day in the life of a support worker' video:
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. A full driving licence is essential.
We provide a range of benefits.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
We’ll respond to your application within 5 working days.
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.
Any questions regarding this role. Please contact Amanda Wilkinson on 07464670679