Being a Support Worker with Discovery is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity! We believe that good support means to ‘do with, and not for’. Your role will be to provide support for people to do all of the things that each day in life entails, from maintaining relationships with family and friends, managing personal finances, participating in hobbies and so much more.
The Old Police House supports 6 people with complex learning disabilities, we are located within the village of Nunney near Frome.
We support people to live their lives to the full and be a valued member of their community, The support we offer varies from supporting with such things as financial transactions, intimate personal care, support to eat and drink, support with emotions through to being involved in their local community, attending parties and maintaining relationships, we are keen to be involved in our local community and can often be found actively supporting local events.
We firmly believe that no disability will hold people back from reaching their goals, if you feel you have ambition and courage to make a difference then the people we support would love to meet you.
We will require applicants to have a valid full driving licence for this role.
Why join us?
- 4 nights per week vacancy.
- £10.10 per hour, £30.50 per sleep in.
- 30 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays).
- A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
- Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme.
- Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.
We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. 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 Tia on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at [email protected] for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.
Please note: To minimise the risks relating to Covid-19, we have decided to conduct all of our initial interviews for the foreseeable future as Telephone/Video Interviews, rather than face-to-face. If you have any queries or questions about this, please call us on 0300 303 9150 and we will be happy to advise and provided reasonable adjustments if required.
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. As Disability Confident Leaders we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy. Dimensions Group, which includes 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 using assistive technology.
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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