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NLA - Support Worker - Pucklechurch, near Bristol

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Part Time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Part Time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 27/03/2020 23:59
£16,953 - £17,774 pa pro rata + benefits (dependent on qualifications & experience)
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Non-Local Authority Job
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Job details 

Closing date:
27 Mar

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This job is closed for applications.

Further information

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'll join a vibrant outreach service in Pucklechurch, near Bristol, supporting six people who live either independently or with their family. We offer an outreach service, enabling the individuals to access the community, to use various clubs and activities and to try new things.

Hours of support are generally Monday to Friday from 8.15am to 4.45 pm with some evenings and the possibility of future weekend work.

Meet us at a recruitment event: Yate Jobcentre (10 am-12.30 pm, 3 March), Proud to Care Jobs Hub, The Galleries, Bristol (6 and 20 March) and The Festival of Care, College Green, 19 March. Visit our website for more details.

About the role

Learning disabilities and autism affect people in different ways so the role is very varied. Some of the people we support live with epilepsy, hearing loss and behavior that can challenge; we provide full training relevant to the individuals you'll support.

Your day will involve supporting people with everyday tasks and to access their community. If you’re new to social care, we will support you gain the nationally recognized 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:

About you

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 license is essential.

We provide a range of benefits.

All support workers have the option of working additional hours or sleep-ins in a range of services and are paid £50-£70 extra per sleep-in

Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.

View the detailed Job Profile.

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 welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Any questions regarding this role. Please contact Amanda Wilkinson on 07464670679

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