Specialist Support Workers

Could you help some amazing people to communicate, express themselves and connect with the world?

If yes, then our client's Support Worker job vacancies in at their brand new Supported Living service in Bristol may be perfect for you!

Our client has a great opportunity for passionate and dedicated individuals to join their team as a Specialist Support Worker in Bristol.

Title: Specialist Support Workers
Ref: 43408
Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week
Location: Bristol
Contract type: Permanent, Casual
Salary: £8.50 per hour

About the role

They have a number of flexible, permanent, part time and full time roles available working up to 37.5 hours per week. Let them know what works for you.

This is a new and exciting role working with young people with learning difficulties and autism that may display behaviours that challenge, who are moving in to their first home. They are looking for individuals who will challenge stereotypes and who feel passionately about the rights of vulnerable young people. You will be helping their young people to have an ordinary life and do extraordinary things.

As a Specialist Support Worker you will support and enable people to live the life that they choose: to make choices, to express themselves and live as independently as possible. Your patient support and encouragement with assist individuals to run their own home, budgeting, menu planning, cooking, do the weekly shop or visit local amenities. You will aid the individuals to build a network of friendships to prevent them being isolated and to gain a sense of self-esteem. You will support with education, work and social opportunities providing individuals with the means to build strong community links for a purposeful and fulfilled life of their choosing.

Being a Support Worker can be the springboard to your future career - and to all sorts of opportunities and management roles.

They also have relief (bank) opportunities in this area attracting an hourly rate of £8.21

About you

Experience is not necessarily required for this role as they are able to support you and provide you with an excellent induction. However, it is really important that you are able to demonstrate the right values and behaviours to enable you to make a difference to people’s lives.

Flexibility is needed as working times do vary and will include evenings, weekends and sleep-ins; they will however provide you with a rota in advance so you can plan your life accordingly.

About the organisation

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Our client is here to help people communicate and experience the world.

They believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Our client has a proven record of offering high quality, pioneering services.

Working as a Support Worker can be incredibly rewarding; they offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition, they have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join their Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

Their selection process aims to make sure that the role is right for you and you are right for them. It involves completing an online application form, taking part in a value based interview/assessment process and visiting one of their services.

Closing date: Thursday 1 August 2019
Interview date: As applications are received
To start: To be discussed at interview