Salary Range: £10.74 per hour
Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a casual bank support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role where working on a casual basis gives you flexibility. In this key worker role and we do require for you to be available to pick a up a minimum of 20 hours per week. You’ll support people with a learning disability, autism, or both, at home and in the community to live life in the way they choose. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training. Alternatively you may have social care experience as a care assistant or care worker.
You’ll have flexibility and access to shifts that suit you; you could work for a day here and there, for a number of months, evenings only or weekends only. As this is a casual role shifts are not guaranteed.
You’ll join our friendly teams, enabling people with learning disabilities to increase their independence; there’s lots of variety. You’ll support individuals in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances. Supporting people with their personal care and medication needs is also key. As a casual bank support worker, you’ll also support people to do things in their community; from shopping and going on day trips to sport and visiting day centres. Find out more about being a bank support worker on our main website.
We provide comprehensive training, including the nationally recognised Care Certificate for bank workers who are new to health and social care.
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 essential for this role.
If you’re successful at interview, you’ll need to provide training certificates to confirm you have the basic required skills. If you don’t already have these certificates you are welcome to use our eLearning resources to obtain them or use another training provider of your choice.
Once registered on the Brandon bank you’ll receive initial training to help you develop your skills and knowledge to enable you to complete your probation and gain your Care Certificate. We will assess your practice in the early weeks, and you’ll have plenty of support.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
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.
Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose. We provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people and have a staff team of over 2,000. Operating across southern England and London, support is provided by a widely dispersed workforce, including public spaces and the homes of the people we support.
Job Title: Bank Support Worker – South London