Support Workers - Redruth (BB-7E076)
Found in: Neuvoo UK
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 support people with learning disabilities and autism at home and in the community to live life more freely. You don’t necessarily need experience as we provide full training.
About the role
You will join our friendly team, supporting a young and friendly gentleman who lives in his own home close to Redruth. He loves spending time with the people. He is great fun, loving and playful; any type of joke and laughing are his favourite thing. He does not use verbal communication, however has created his own language and his own signs. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, going to the shops, going for long drives and loves his food!
You will also support some of the young people we provide support to each week on an enabling basis. There is lots of variety. You will provide support in all aspects of daily living; from cooking to managing finances. Supporting with personal care and medication needs is also key. Find out more about these aspects of the role through videos on our
If you’re new to social care, we will support you gain the nationally recognised 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:
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. You can work 24/7 shifts including weekends and evenings / nights. You'll also need a great sense of humour. A full, manual driving licence is essential.
We provide a range of benefits.
All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service to the people we support. 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.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update :
As a key worker, you’ll need to be available and able to carry out your role during the coronavirus pandemic. In-line with the Government and Public Health England guidelines, we have taken appropriate measures in our recruitment process to protect our staff, candidates and the people we support during the coronavirus outbreak.
When you join Brandon, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID to help protect the people we support, your colleagues and yourself. If you have not already had your vaccination, we can arrange this for you. If you do not wish to be vaccinated, we will explore the reasons with you, and this may impact on whether we can offer you employment.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.
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 welcome applicants from all sections of the community.
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