Support Workers (young people services) - Yate
Brandon Trust
Yate, , UK
6d 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.

Join us in new roles in Yate, supporting several young people (ages 21- 30) at an exciting time in their lives as they transition to living independently in their own, shared homes.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a new service. You’ll support them in all aspects of their busy lives.

About the role

You’ll support people to do the things they want to do in the community; from going to the gym and horse riding, to working in social enterprises and swimming.

You’ll support them to increase their independent living skills too, and in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances.

Supporting people with their personal care and medication needs is also key. Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our

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.

Hear what Olivia has to say about moving home :

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 required.

We provide a range of benefits.

All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24 / 7 service to the people we support.

Support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24 / 7 service to people we support.

Full-time support workers work 37.5 hours plus one sleep-in a week (pay for sleep-ins included in annual salary above). Some services do not require sleep-ins and you may work some waking nights.

Salary for these roles is £17,794 - £18,492 pa.

You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services - paid at £50-£70 extra per sleep-in.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update :

As a key worker, you’ll need to be available and able to carry out your role during the coronavirus pandemic. 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.

For more information please phone Steve Ashton on 07493866849.

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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