Support Worker

Location

Chard

Closing Date

04/03/2024

Salary

£11.67 Per Hour

Reference

DS03644

Employment Type

Permanent

Department

Support Worker

We are looking for a great new support worker; someone with the right values to work in our supported living home in Chard– could this be you?

We are a support living home where we support 4 people with learning disabilities live the life they choose, its important to us that Support Workers value their role and want to get the best out of their job.

The people we support have varying abilities and enjoy doing lots of different things, whether that be meeting with their families, going out for a coffee or lunch at the local pub, attending singing groups or staying at home and getting the arts and crafts out, you will also be supporting people with household tasks including, cooking, cleaning, shopping, and also personal care and finance management.

Applications will be shortlisted on receipt and interviews will be held until the posts are filled

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

Why join us?

  • Full-time or part-time contracts available
  • £11.67 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 Internal Resourcing Consultant team 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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