• Kingswood
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Hourly Rate: £8.55 - £8.95

Website Milestones Trust

In return, we will offer you some excellent benefits including:

•Up to 26 days’ holiday and 8 days’ bank holiday entitlement
•Family friendly/work-life balance policies
•Company pension scheme & health cash plan (BHSF)
•Free parking at most Trust services
•Comprehensive induction and learning and development opportunities
•Access to all levels of training appropriate to your role and career progression with the Trust

THE ROLE: As Support Worker, your responsibilities will include:

  • To encourage and enable service users to make day-to-day choices and major life decisions, signposting as appropriate, and to develop a positive self-image and maintain good health.
  • To support service users to develop relationships to maintain contact with family and friends.
  • To provide service users with the agreed necessary support to maximise their independence and to develop social and life skills.

If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place.

Committed to Equality and Diversity for all   Registered Charity No. 294377.

Provider Details:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker to join Milestones Trust. We are a not-for-profit charitable organisation with a 33 year history of offering person-centred support to vulnerable people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia.

Based at Mortimer House you will be responsible for encouraging and supporting service users to define and develop their chosen lifestyles through person-centred care in our residential services.

Mortimer House is a 28 bedded Nursing Home providing care for people with Learning Disabilities, people with dementia and people who have acquired a brain injury.

We support individuals who are facing the challenges of growing older. We particularly support people who also have additional issues, such as; physical illness, particular conditions which require end of life care.

The successful candidate will need to be able to work in a caring and person centred way; ensuring top quality care at all times.

Regular weekend work will be expected as part of this role.

About you:

The successful Support Worker will:
•Have strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with team members, service users and a range of stakeholders.
•Have a caring manner and a tolerant nature, experience within the sector is not essential as we will provide you with training required to carry out your duties.

For an informal discussion about the job role please contact Kayla Coombs, Home Manager, on 0117 9610863

**This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received.

Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all the individuals that it supports, it expects the same commitment from all employees.

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check
Paid induction

To apply for this job please visit www.joinmilestonestrust.org.uk.