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
Working in our friendly teams, you’ll enable the people you support to increase their independence and live life in the way they choose. We support several people living individaully or a small group of two or three, in around Truro. Each person is unique in their interests, preferences, abilities and needs, enjoying a range of actiivities, which may include walking, shopping, gardening, crafts, cooking and swimmiing
You’ll provide person-centred support in all aspects of everyday life, including supporting with personal care and medication needs.
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.
Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose. We provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people and have a staff team of over 2,000. Operating across southern England and London, support is provided by a widely dispersed workforce, including public spaces and the homes of the people we support.