• Support Workers - Plymouth

    Job Location
    Supported Living (Support Work)
    Position Type
    Full & Part-time (Permanent)
    £17,598 - £18,185 pa pro rata (£9.00 - £9.30 p/h) + benefits (dependent on qualifications & experience)
    Additional Info
    Plus payments for sleep ins
  • Overview

    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 support people with learning disabilities and autism at home and in the community to live life more freely. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.

    About the role

    You’ll join our friendly teams, enabling people with learning disabilities to increase their independence; there’s lots of variety. We provide flexible support to individuals in their own homes, as well as enabling support to people living with their families.  You’ll support in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances. Supporting people with their personal care and medication needs is also key. As a support worker you’ll also support people to do things in their community; from shopping and doing the things people like to do, to maintianing and developing the relationships that are important to them. Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our main website.


    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:


    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 can work 24/7 shifts including weekends and evenings / nights. A full manual driving licence is essential for these roles.


    We provide a range of benefits.


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


    View the detailed Job Profile. 


    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.


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