Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role with plenty of training, support, a competitive salary, benefits and opportunities to develop your career. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.
As a waking nights support worker you’ll have a guaranteed number of hours work each week on a rolling rota. You’ll work nights/evenings, generally 9.15pm to 7.15am, covering four consecutive nights one week and three consecutive nights the next. There will also be occasional daytime working, for example to attend training courses.
You’ll join a team who support 14 individuals with profound and multiple learning disabilities in a homely environment, in the Cadbury Heath area of Bristol.
The hours for this position is 30 per week.
Meet us at a recruitment event: Proud to Care Jobs Hub, The Galleries, Bristol (11am-2pm, 25 April, and 15, 23 and 29 May) and Colston Hall Jobs Fair (10am-2pm, 22 May). Find full details on our main website.
About the role
You’ll join the team in supporting individuals during the evenings and through the night. You’ll respond to the individuals needs as they arise and regularly check door monitors. You’ll also manage general cleaning and maintenance of their home, as well as any paperwork required. You will also support individuals in day-to-day activities, with eating and drinking and personal care; find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our website.
If you’re new to social care, we will support you gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate. If you have experience as a care assistant or care worker in a care home, you’ll discover we provide plenty of on-going training, support to achieve relevant qualifications and career progression. View our ‘day in the life of a support worker’ video:
You’ll need good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. Respectful of people’s differences, you can build professional relationships and have a flexible approach. A full driving licence is not required.
We provide a range of benefits.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
We’ll respond to your application within 5 working days.
Brandon reserves the right to close this job when sufficient applications have been received.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.