Support Worker

Lifeline Personnel

Role: Support Worker
Hours: 37.5 Full time positions available only
Salary: £11.75 per hour
Location: Filton (Gloucestershire / Bristol)

(To be considered for this post you must hold a Full UK driving licence and be able to drive manual vehicles)

We are looking for passionate Support Workers for a leading national disability charity and specifically are looking for compassionate individuals to join our supported living service in Bristol.

What makes a good Support Worker?
Previous experience in a Support Worker type role is not essential but an awareness of learning disabilities and challenging behaviours is. What is most important is that you are an empathetic, resilient and robust individual with a genuine passion for supporting others. Having the ability to think on your feet is an important skill for this role as it means that you will be able to adapt to the needs of the people you are supporting.

What would you be doing?

* Assisting with jobs around the house
* Teaching and developing life skills
* Encouraging the people we support to access the community
* Accompanying on trips and leisure activities
* Dealing with some behaviours that challenge
* Personal care
* Taking an interest in the lives of the people we support

What you get from the client?

As a Support Worker not only will you get immense job satisfaction and be part of an organisation that takes care of its staff but also:

* Pension contribution
* DBS assistance
* Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
* Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
* Sick Pay
* Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers
(T&C’s apply)

Please note that this role will involve elements of evening, weekend and bank holiday work as well as sleep in shifts so flexibility is essential and the successful candidates will be subject to a full DBS check.
The client is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. They are committed to the Mindful Employer values and are a Disability Confident Leader, providing support to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested, click apply today!

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