Support Worker

Posted 24 January 2023
Salary £10.40 - £11 per hour
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSocial Care
Contact NamePoppy Sugars

Job description

We are a leading national disability charity and we are looking for compassionate individuals to join our supported living service in Bristol as Support Workers.

What you get from us?

As a Support Worker not only will you get immense job satisfaction and be part of an organisation that takes care of its staff but also:

  • Pension contribution
  • Paid DBS
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • Sick Pay
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers
  • £250 Welcome Bonus

What would you be doing?

  • Assisting with jobs around the house
  • Teaching and developing life skills
  • Encouraging the people we support to access the community
  • Accompanying on trips and leisure activities
  • Dealing with some behaviours that challenge
  • Personal care
  • Taking an interest in the lives of the people we support

What makes a good Support Worker?

Previous experience in a Support Worker type role is not essential but an awareness of learning disabilities and challenging behaviours is. What is most important is that you are an empathetic, resilient and robust individual with a genuine passion for supporting others. Having the ability to think on your feet is an important skill for this role as it means that you will be able to adapt to the needs of the people you are supporting.