Support Worker - Longwell Green, Bristol
Brandon Trust
Longwell Green, UK
4d ago

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 a learning disability, autism or both, at home and in the community to live life in the way they choose.

You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.

Join a well established team in Longwell Green, Bristol. The majority of your time will be supporting six people across two buildings.

You will be part of an experienced and supportive staff team working in a unique and supportive environment where the people we support live in their own flats with access to communal spaces and gardens.

About the role

You’ll support 6 mature adults who have learning disabilities and autism and may communicate through their behaviour; you’ll support them to increase their independence and access to their community.

  • We understand that everyone has different needs so you’ll therefore provide tailored day-to-day support. Each day is different depending on whom you’re supporting;
  • your day could include supporting the individuals with their interests and going out to the pub and cafes, cooking, cleaning, managing finances and shopping.

    You could also support people with daily routines and personal care and to attend health appointments.

    About you

    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.

    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 driving licence is essential for this role.

    We provide a range of benefits, including a pension and shopping discounts.

    View the detailed Job Profile.

    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.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19) update : In-line with the Government and Public Health England guidelines, we have taken appropriate measures in our recruitment process to protect our staff, candidates and the people we support during the coronavirus outbreak.

    When you join Brandon, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID to help protect the people we support, your colleagues and yourself.

    If you have not already had your vaccination, we can arrange this for you when you start working for us. If you do not wish to be vaccinated, we will explore the reasons with you, and this may impact on whether we can offer you employment.

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