Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role. You’ll support people with a learning disability, autism or both at home and in the community to live life in the way they choose. Our benefits include:
Sleep-ins paid at £60 extra (basic salary £10.50 - £10.73 p/h)
Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.
On-going training and career development including professional qualifications available from day 1
We cover the cost of DBS checks
Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership
Successfully 'recommend a friend' to join us and you'll receive a thank you payment
We offer Wagestream - a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it.
Access to wellbeing helplines.
About the role
You will join our friendly team to support three young men with a learning disability, living in their own apartments. You will support them to maintain and develop their independence, choices and decision making in as many areas of their daily life as possible, whilst living their lives to the fullest, doing the things they enjoys most, at home and in the community; there’s lots of variety. You will support in all aspects of daily living including personal care and medication needs.
Family relationships are important and play a key part in daily life, and support to maintain these is essential. You will be confident and resilient to support people who at times communicate through their behaviour.
Building professional relationships with the people we support, you’ll enable them to enjoy a wide range of activities at home and in the community. There’s lots of variety, to find out more about the role visit our main website.
You’re considerate, committed, resilient and respect people’s differences. Empathetic, you adapt your approach to individuals’ needs, have good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. You can build professional relationships and have a ‘can-do’ attitude. All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support including evenings and weekends.
You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services - paid at £60 extra per sleep-in.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.