• Full Time
  • Anywhere

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.
Here at Discovery we are looking for dedicated individuals to join our Support Worker team in Westonzoyland.

About the role:

As a Support Worker here at this service you are a valued member of our flexible team supporting 7 people with profound physical disabilities and multiple learning disabilities. As a member of our team, you would support those individuals to get the most from their day, with personal care, activities, administering medication, supporting them with their finances and interacting with others. Certainly no day is the same within this rewarding role. We work together as a team, and looking for someone to join our commitment to make a difference. Experience is not necessary as training will be provided, but having the right values and behaviours is essential from the outset.

Drivers essential due to the rural location.

Why join us?

 

  • Weekends Only.
  • £9.36 per hour.
  • 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.

 

Apply now:

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 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 in our offices 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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