Support Worker

Location

Wells

Closing Date

21/07/2022

Salary

£10.25 Per Hour

Reference

DS02574

Employment Type

Permanent

Department

Support Worker

Support Worker
Full Time and Part Time contracts available
Location: Wells
Pay rate: £10.25

We are a supported living home where we support 5 people with learning disabilities. The people who live here are of varying abilities but all enjoy going out for activities, shopping, cooking, and living their own version of their best life!

You would be supporting these individuals with varying aspects of their lives including personal care, cooking, finances, cleaning, shopping, going out on walks, attending activities such as swimming, disco’s, to the theatre, to watch concerts etc. whilst maintaining close contact with family members and friends.

We believe that Support Workers get out of their jobs what they put in- our aim is to support people to live their lives to the fullest.

An added bonus to us is the ability to drive due to its rural location- though this is not a requirement for the role.

Why join us?

  • 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)
  • 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 Sean or Tia 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

Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.

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