Support Workers
Brandon Trust
UK-Oxfordshire-Banbury
10h ago

Overview

Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker in Banbury and discover a genuinely rewarding role with plenty of training, a competitive salary, benefits and opportunities to develop your career.

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

We have full-time and part-time roles supporting individuals in their own homes and at a respite service. One role is for female applicants only, where gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010.

We will consider nights only contracts.

Meet us at our recruitment event : Grimsbury Community Centre, Banbury, 11.30am-1.30pm, 14 May. Find more details on our website.

About the role

In the supported living services, you’ll enable adults with learning disabilities to increase their independence, supporting in all aspects of daily living, from cooking to managing finances.

Up to 40 guests visit the respite service throughout the year. We organise in-house activities; from arts and crafts to sensory activities and intensive interaction sessions.

  • No matter where you join us, supporting people with their personal care and medication needs is key. As a support worker you’ll also support people to do things in their community;
  • from shopping and going on day trips to sport and visiting day centres and maintaining relations with family and friends.

    Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on ourmain 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 driving licence is essential for some roles.

    We provide a range of benefits.

    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.

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