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.
This is an exciting time to join the well established, friendly team who support 12 individuals with complex needs, who live in a residential care home in Brislington, Bristol.
The team are reviewing the support they provide the individuals to help them achieve even greater independence and quality of life.
You’ll have a passion for learning, fresh ideas and will share our values to help achieve a significant and positive impact on the people you’ll support.
Meet us at our recruitment event : 10am - 2pm, 8th January, The Colston Hall, Bristol. Find out more on our main website.
About the role
You’ll work closely with the open and collaborative manager, and have a real say in how the support develops. The individuals at the home have high support needs, and you’ll support them in all aspects of daily living.
This will include supporting with everyday tasks, for example cooking, cleaning and supporting with full personal care needs, as well as with eating, drinking and with mobility.
More information on these aspects of the role can be found 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 video for an insight into a day in the life of a Support Worker at Brandon :
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 some roles.
We provide a range of benefits.
All Support Workers have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services and are paid £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.
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.