Lead Support Worker



Closing Date



£13.61 Per Hour



Employment Type



Support Worker

Lead Support Worker Opportunity - Taunton

Are you an empathetic and experienced Support Worker adept at assisting adults living with autism and/or learning disabilities? Ready to elevate your career? Discovery is currently seeking a Lead Support Worker to join our dedicated team at Eliot Court in Taunton.

About the Role:

At Eliot Court, we're committed to providing exceptional care and support tailored to the unique needs of the people we support. As a Lead Support Worker, you'll play a pivotal role in fostering a nurturing environment where individuals thrive.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring the well-being and happiness of the individuals we support
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to your team to deliver outstanding care
  • Collaborating closely with colleagues to maintain high standards of support

You will have the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others while providing the support team with the ability to work in an environment focused on their growth and development.

If you're passionate about empowering individuals and ready to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you!

Why join us?

Discovery is proud to be successfully accredited by the Great Places To Work Programme for the third year in row in 2023.

  • 37.5 hours a week
  • £13.61 per hour
  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us)
  • We offer a salary advance scheme where you can access up to 50% of the money you've earned before payday.
  • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
  • Life Assurance and Pension scheme
  • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.

Apply now:

We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact the Resourcing Team on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at applynow@discovery-uk.org for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.

This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.

Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application. Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 or email applynow@discovery-uk.org

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