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Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a Bank support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role where working on a casual basis gives you flexibility. You’ll support people with a learning disability, autism or both at home and in the community to live life in the way they choose. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide training. Alternatively, you may have experience as a care assistant or care worker.
As a ‘Casual waking nights support worker’ in the Bristol Area, you’ll have the choice of a number of hours worked each week on a casual Bank contract. You’ll work nights/evenings, generally it’s a fixed shift from approximately 9.15pm to 7.15am. There will also be occasional daytime working, for example to attend training courses.
About the role
You’ll join our friendly teams, enabling people with a learning disability to increase their independence; there’s lots of variety.
You’ll join the team in supporting people during the evenings and through the night. You’ll respond to people’s needs as they arise and regularly check door monitors. You’ll also manage general cleaning and maintenance of their home, as well as any paperwork required. During the night there is on-call or sleep-in support available, depending on the service you are based in.
We have waking nights Bank shifts available in a number of locations across the Bristol Area. Locations will be Longwell Green, Cadbury Heath and Portishead.
We provide comprehensive training, including the nationally recognised Care Certificate for bank workers who are new to health and social care.Provider Details:
Brandon Trust exist to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or both to live life in the way they choose.
We do that by providing high-quality, person-centred support that focuses on enabling each individual to achieve their dreams and truly live free.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. A full driving licence is essential for some roles.
If you’re successful at interview, you’ll need to provide training certificates to confirm you have the basic required skills. If you don’t already have these certificates you are welcome to use our eLearning resources to obtain them or use another training provider of your choice.
Once registered on the Brandon bank you’ll receive initial training to help you develop your skills and knowledge to enable you to complete your probation and gain your Care Certificate. We will assess your practice in the early weeks, and you’ll have plenty of support.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
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.
To apply for this job please visit careers-brandontrust.icims.com.