Support Worker



Closing Date



£10.25 Per Hour



Employment Type



Support Worker

Here at Discovery, we are looking for Support Workers to join the team in Taunton. Proving life can can get better, you will be providing support to 9 largely independent people who love to be involved in the recruitment of new staff. Discovery Support Workers do not need prior experience in Health Care Assistant or Social Care roles as full training is given.

Both full and part time roles are currently available at this Supported Living home

Activities Support Workers will be involved with include:

  • Visits to the pub
  • Helping arrange (and possibly going on) holidays within the UK
  • Cycling
  • Joining in with the Thursday walking club
  • Watching football (if you're into Man U you'll get bonus points!)
  • Visiting football stadiums for ground tours and museum trips
  • Swimming
  • Enabling independence by assisting with day-to-day tasks (this may include – but not be limited to – finances, shopping, cooking & personal care)

As a Support Worker no two days are the same as we encourage the people we support, to live the most independent life they can and help them make informed choices.

Benefits for Support Workers working with Discovery include:

  • A competitive payrate with uplift for overtime you chose to work
  • Flexible shift patterns to suit your needs
  • 30 days paid Annual Leave (including public holidays – pro rata)
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • High Street Discounts – Retail and Entertainment (supermarkets, hospitality, pubs, cinema etc.)
  • Life Assurance and Company Pension
  • Industry leading training
  • Enhanced DBS paid for by us

Discovery is a values-based employer, when looking for Support Workers:

  • We do not need you to have prior experience as full training is given
  • We want you to be happy to work within our values of ambition, courage, integrity, partnership and respect
  • We know that you make a real difference to the lives of the people we support and their loved ones.

About us:

Discovery is about people. We are ambitious for the people we support and our colleagues. We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us.

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