We’re hiring for support workers at our Children's and Young Person’s Short Breaks service in Clevedon
We are seeking support workers for our short breaks service in Clevedon, where we support children and young people aged between 14 and 25 for overnight stays to develop independence skills as part of our pathways to adulthood service.
We’re looking for outgoing, active and dynamic individuals with a can-do attitude and a desire to help someone live a full life!
As a children and young adult support worker, you’ll be flexible to support across the week including pick up and drop off at school/college, as well as weekends, support after school and in the school holidays. You will work on a 1-1 basis to develop and work towards individualised outcomes, these may be based around manging money, socialising, cooking, cleaning, everyone’s pathway will be different and you will be a key part in preparing them for adulthood.
Lots of fun and engaging activities are planned for the people we support such as swimming, bowling, sports lessons and the cinema to name a few.
The support you provide will be centred around each person’s values, preferences and needs. You will also need to support with personal care and medication needs.
No day is ever the same, visit our website for more information.
Sleep-ins paid at £60 extra (basic salary £10.64 - £10.87 p/h)
Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.
Time to complete training is paid
We cover the cost of DBS checks
Rota's are planned in advance.
Successfully 'recommend a friend' to join us and you'll receive a thank-you payment
Have good communication skills
Have a positive and patient approach
Be resilient and respect people’s differences
Be able to build professional relationships
Be a confident problem solver and creative thinker
Work well as part of a team
If you have experience of working with children or young people, that’s even better.
To empower the people, we support to live the lives they want to lead
To develop daily living skills.
Support the people we support to access their communities for social activities, employment, training or friendships
To contribute to, develop and implement the individuals care plans.
To communicate effectively and professionally with people we support, their family members, and external professionals.
Maintain the health needs of the individuals we support
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.