• Westbury-on-Trym and Henleaze
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Hourly Rate: £8.89 - £9.27 + £50/70 per sleep in

Website Brandon Trust

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.

This is a rewarding role supporting four mature gentlemen, whom have learning disabilities and share a home in Westbury-on-Trym, Bristol. They have many interests; from working in a community farm garden to going out regularly. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.

You’ll join the friendly team, enabling the individuals to live their lives; there’s lots of variety. You’ll support them in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances. Supporting with personal care, mobility (pushing wheelchairs) and medication needs is also key. As a support worker you’ll also support the gentlemen to do things in their community; interests range from the cinema, gardening and going to the pub, to the theatre and the zoo. Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our main website. The home is on main bus route and easily accessible by road.

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.

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. 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.

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. 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.

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check

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