• Knowle
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Hourly Rate: £8.91-£10.50

Website Silva Care

Silva Care are looking for people of all ages and backgrounds who care.
Rated outstanding by CQC, Silva Care are a family run care organisation supporting adults with learning disabilities within supported living and in the community, across Bristol and south Gloucestershire .
No experience is required but a strong desire to be within social care is. Full training is provided, opportunities to achieve Diploma’s levels 2 -5 in social care, apprenticeships, fantastic career opportunities into management and an ever growing portfolio of staff perks with a keen eye on wellbeing.

Silva Care Ltd are currently recruiting for support workers to join our friendly hardworking team in Knowle. The vacancies in this location are for full-time and part-time hours, and applicants should be available to be flexible including able to work every other weekend. The ideal candidate will hold a full UK driving license and be able to assist in transport.

As a Support Worker you will help to provide person-centred support to our services users across a range of different services offered by the organisation. Our services include, outreach, supported living and short breaks. Our starting wages begin at £8.91 per hour, rising to £10.50 for competitive evening, weekend, and length of service enhancements.

Job Role;

This position is within our outreach base in Knowle, Ruthven Road. We support individuals predominantly with learning disabilities and autism to better integrate with communities, improve life skills and to build relations with peers through group and independent activities. You will need to be enthusiastic and confident to immerse yourself to aid better engagement and enjoyment for all. Our small staff team will support and encourage you to understand and explore the role to best meet the unique needs of those accessing our site so that we can provide high quality, person centred care.

The role of the support worker is to support adults with learning disabilities in a vibrant environment with every aspect of their lives to improve their quality of life. This includes support to meet dietary needs, social inclusion, personal care, finances, support to keep their environment clean and safe and support to any medical appointments. Support given will be in a person-centred way and to a high standard to ensure our service users are safe.

Person Specification;
·Compassionate and Caring
·Positive Attitude
·Be able to communicate well with people
·Ability to assess situations and be able to take appropriate action
·Flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of service users and the service
·Right to work in the UK

Company Benefits;
·Employee Assistance Programme
·Discounted Fitbit
·Discounted Staff Caravan
·Wild Place Memberships
·Techscheme
·Length of service benefits including additional annual leave.
·& Many More

Provider Details:

Silva Care Ltd

Silva Care strive to deliver the highest quality of care and support by providing person centred services. We understand that choices, needs and aspirations are unique to each individual. Silva Care provide services for a wide range of different needs including people with learning disabilities, autism, dementia, mental health, acquired brain injury and health care needs. You can find out more about our services and what we do at https://www.silvacare.org.uk/

About you:

·Compassionate and Caring
·Positive Attitude
·Be able to communicate well with people
·Ability to assess situations and be able to take appropriate action
·Flexible and able to adapt to the changing needs of service users and the service
·Right to work in the UK

New Starter Benefits:
Paid DBS check
Paid induction

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