• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Support Worker

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Ilminster, Somerset,

Salary From: £18000

Salary To: £19500

Contact Name: Sandie Rutter

Shifts, Hours & Benefits:
– Full time – 37.5 hours a week
– Salary £18-19,500 Per Annum
– Days or Nights available
– Days 07:00 – 21:00 Nights 21:00 – 07:00
– Weekend shifts
– 30 days holiday (including bank holidays)
– In-house funded qualification programmes
– Pension
– Driver (Essential for Day Shifts)
– Benefits package! Including health plan, high-street discounts & reduced mobile phone contracts.

We are one of the UK’s leading providers of care for those with Learning Disabilities, whether that be residential or supported living. We specialise in supporting our service users to live a full and meaningful life. We are looking for passionate individuals to join our fantastic service and team, to support our service users’ development in all areas of their lives.

We support people with learning disabilities or brain injuries by ensuring that options, independence and personal choice are key to our service users’ success. Everyone deserves to be treated with respect, dignity and provided the opportunity to progress in life.

You will be responsible for supporting one person in particular, we work with each person to provide them with individual and specific goals, whether that be education, developing relationships, care plans or helping them integrate with the wider world (through activities or volunteer opportunities). A huge part of what you’ll do is be a friend to them; you’ll be someone that listens and genuinely cares. You’ll get involved with helping people live they life they want live; that could be taking them to the shops, helping them manage their finances, provide reports on their progress and some personal care and giving medication where required or it good be trying to beat them in a video game!

You’ll build strong relationships with our service users so you’ll have a good sense of humour, patience, dedication and most importantly you care! Of course, you’ll be independent, honest and determined to set a good example.

As much as you’ll help us look after our residents, we’ll look after you – most people stay with us for at least 5 years! We have a generous benefits package available to all of our staff and we’re actively looking to develop people. If you want to achieve NVQ qualifications we’ll be more than happy to help you, we’re always looking to promote internally as well! We pride ourselves on having flexible working hours and an environment that encourages learning, development and progression.

What we need from you:
– Strong leadership skills
– Drive to help improve the lives of people
– Desire to develop and learn new skills
– Strong communication skills
– The ability to be a great role model!

If you would like to know more call Dan on 0117 373 6297, e-mail me at danarmour @ major-recruitment .com or click Apply!

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