Overview

Salary Range: £10.50 – £10.73 per hour

Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a support worker and discover a genuinely rewarding role. 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. Our benefits include:

  • Sleep-ins paid at £60 extra (basic salary £10.50 – £10.73 p/h)
  • Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.
  • On-going training and career development including professional qualifications available from day 1
  • Pension
  • We cover the cost of DBS checks
  • 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
  • We offer Wagestream – a money management app that gives you access to a percentage of your pay as you earn it.
  • Access to wellbeing helplines.

You will support eight people with a learning disability, all living in their own apartments in one location in Crantock. They have a variety of interests which include going for walks, bike rides, swimming, gardening, meeting up with friends and keeping in contact with family    We support each person with 1-1 hours each week to do things such as weekly shopping, cooking, budgeting and supporting them to live as independently as they can.  You will be supporting the people we support to achieve their different outcomes, such as find volunteer opportunities, community activities or employment.   

There’s lots of variety, to find out more about the role visit our main website.

You’re considerate, committed, resilient and respect people’s differences. Empathetic, you adapt your approach to individuals’ needs, have good communication skills and a positive, patient approach. You can build professional relationships and have a ‘can-do’ attitude. All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support including evenings and weekends.

We provide a range of benefits, including a pension and shopping discounts.

You have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services – paid at £60 extra per sleep-in.

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.

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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. 

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Job Title: Support Worker

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