Lydney & Coleford, Gloucestershire
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. 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. In this key worker role you don't necessarily need experience as we provide full training.
We currently have opportunities in Coleford and Westbury-on-Severn; full-time or part-time contracts along with waking night contracts are available.
About the role
Working in our friendly teams, you'll enable the people you support to increase their independence and live life in the way they choose. You'll provide person-centred support in all aspects of everyday life, including supporting with personal care and medication needs.
Building professional relationships with the people we support, you'll enable them to enjoy a wide range of activities at home and in the community. There's lots of variety, to find out more about the role visit our website.
If you're new to social care, we'll support you to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.
You're considerate, committed, resilient and respect people's differences. Empathetic, you adapt your approach to individuals' needs, have good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. You can build professional relationships and have a 'can-do' attitude. All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support including evenings and weekends.
We provide a range of benefits, including a pension and shopping discounts.
You have the option of working additional hours (£10.02 - £10.24 p/h) or sleep-ins at £60 extra per sleep-in, in a range of services.
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.
Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose. We provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people and have a staff team of over 2,000. Operating across southern England and London, support is provided by a widely dispersed workforce, including public spaces and the homes of the people we support.