Salary Range: £13.39 per hour
We’re hiring for Lead Support Workers in Westbury-on-Severn?
Could you help someone to live a full life?
Join Brandon as a Lead Support Worker, you’ll provide excellent day to day support to individuals with exceptionally complex needs supporting them to overcome barriers. Key to this role is respecting people’s preferences and choices and enable their fullest participation in the life of their community as valued citizens.
As part of a supportive team, you’ll have resilience to support individuals whose behaviour may be considered challenging. The support you’ll provide will be centred around each person’s values, preferences and needs which could include developing daily living skills, accessing a wider community, personal care and medication needs.
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Sleep-ins paid at £60 extra (basic salary £13.39 p/h)
On-going training and career development including professional qualifications
We cover the cost of DBS checks
Rota's are planned in advance.
Access to Wagestream where you can track your basic salary and additional hours earnings throughout the month and stream (access) a portion of those earnings before your monthly pay date. You can also access a range of financial support and advice, as well as save directly from your earnings.
Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership
Successfully 'recommend a friend' to join us and you'll receive a thank-you payment
Access to wellbeing helplines.
Health Cash Plan
Be a confident problem solver and creative thinker with good communication skills
Resilience to overcome challenges
Have a positive can-do attitude
An innovative problem solver and are willing to try new activities
Experience working with people with a learning disability including supporting people whose behaviour may be considered challenging is desirable
Experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams
Previous management experience is desirable but not essential
Diploma in health a social care level 2 or equivalent – Level 3 is desirable
Hold a full UK driving licence
Support the individuals in all aspects of their daily life, enabling their fullest participation in the life of their community
Support people to achieve their personal outcomes
Be assigned area(s) of lead responsibility; for example autism, personality disorder, speech and language, positive behaviour management, psychiatry or health.
Liaising with external professionals and devising support plans and risk assessments relating to your lead area.
Communicate this specialist knowledge to colleagues to produce a coherent and integrated package of support.
In the future, you may line manage support workers.
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: Lead Support Worker – Westbury-on-Severn