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Brandon Trust

We have full-time and part-time opportunities. In one service, the individuals lead busy lives and enjoy the freedom to make choices and go out daily, for example to the theatre and pubs and clubs. Some are more able whilst others require more personal care and wheelchair assistance, as well as advocacy.

We also have roles supporting four men whom are quite independent and some of whom also have mental health issues, epilepsy & autism. Three are passionate football fans, they love sports, their garden, skittles and swimming.

 

You’ll join our friendly teams, enabling the individuals to increase their independence; there’s lots of variety. You’ll support 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 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.

We offer a range of benefits.

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

Full-time support workers work 37.5 hours plus one sleep-in a week (pay for these sleep-ins is included in the annual salary figures shown above). We also have some services where sleep-ins are not required and you may work some waking nights. The salary for these roles is £16,953 – £17,774 pa.

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.

 

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.

Provider Details:

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.

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.

To apply for this job please visit careers-brandontrust.icims.com.