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.
We currently have opportunities in Abbeydale, Matson, Churchdown and Longlevens.
Meet us at our support worker recruitment events : Gloucester Jobcentre presentations (11.30am and 12.30pm, 27 Sept) and the Jobs Fair, Gloucester Library (2pm-
4pm, 2 Oct). Visit our main website for more details.
About the role
You’ll join our friendly teams, enabling people with learning disabilities to increase their independence; there’s lots of variety.
You’ll support individuals 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 going on day trips to sport and visiting day centres.
Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our main website.
If you’re new to health and social care, we provide full training including the nationally recognised Care Certificate. If you’ve experience as a care assistant or care worker in a care home, you’ll discover we provide plenty of on-
going training and career progression. View our 'day in the life of a support worker' video :
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. For the roles in Churchdown, Abbeydale and for one of the roles in Longlevens it is essential that you have a full driving licence.
We offer flexible holiday and pension benefits. Other benefits include childcare vouchers, a cycle to work scheme and study bursaries.
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.