We are currently recruiting for a Waking Night Support Worker to join our team at Fosse Park near the center of Yeovil on a part time contract of up to 27 hours per week. In this role you'll be providing greatly valued support to those who live at Fosse Park. We support adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to get the most out of every day, and your role plays a vital part in doing this.

As a Waking Night Support Worker you'll provide companionship and emotional support for the 5 gentlemen we support at and around bedtime and their early morning routines. You'll also be responsible for assisting with the efficient running of Fosse Park by carrying out regular tasks including housekeeping, laundry, food preparation and more, ensuring that the people we support have a great night's sleep and that Fosse Park is ready to take on a new day.

Why join us?

  • £11.11 per hour (including complex package enhancement and a night shift enhancement)
  • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
  • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test – all paid for by us)
  • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
  • Life Assurance and Pension scheme
  • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.
  • Discovery is proud to be one of the very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2021.

Apply now:

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 Sean on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at applynow@discovery-uk.org 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 . Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 or email applynow@discovery-uk.org

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.

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