Support Worker

Zoek Pin Bridgwater, Somerset, England

£9.36 per hour

Unspecified (Full time)

Posted 12 days ago

Job details
Posting date: 27 October 2021
Salary: £ per hour
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 10 November 2021
Location: Bridgwater, TA6 7DS
Company: Discovery
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: DS01817

Summary

We're all here to make a positive difference to people with learning disabilities and/or autism in Somerset. Here at Discovery we are looking for dedicated individuals to join our Support Worker team in Bridgwater.

Why join us?

  • Full-time and part-time contracts available.

  • £ per hour.

  • 30 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays).

  • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.

  • Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme.

  • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.

  • Supported 'Learn to Drive scheme' (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us).

About the role:

At this service we support adults in individual flats as well as out in the community. We support people with shopping, medical appointments, personal care needs, accessing day services, going to church. This would be on a 121 basis.

Discovery exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. That's a big deal. It means being able to have choice and control in life. It means choosing to go out or to stay in, making friends and having relationships, finding and developing skills and interests. It also means managing a home, voting, staying healthy and being able to pursue employment or volunteering opportunities. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you.

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 Tia on######### or drop us an email at applynow######- 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 in our offices using assistive technology.

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.

Proud member of the Disability Confident employer scheme

About Disability Confident
A Disability Confident employer will generally offer an interview to any applicant that declares they have a disability and meets the minimum criteria for the job as defined by the employer. It is important to note that in certain recruitment situations such as high-volume, seasonal and high-peak times, the employer may wish to limit the overall numbers of interviews offered to both disabled people and non-disabled people. For more details please go to Disability Confident.

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