Brook Street

Supportive Living Support Worker (Learning Disabilities)

Brook Street
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England
£16000 - £17000 per annum
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

A well established expanding organization is recruiting for Support Workers for their Supportive Living Service in Stonehouse, Gloucester. There are 5 individual homes which support a total of 17 clients (mainly adults) who have Learning disabilities, Autism, physical disabilities who have no challenging behaviour.

Main Job Role:
- The service is based on a complex where all homes are within walking distance from each other
- Onsite activities, they have a farm where they look after animals and grow vegetable. There also is community hall for any events that take place as well as baking, craft & wood workshops.
- Support them with everyday duties i. preparing meals, cleaning, laundry, shopping etc
- Active service users who like to get out and about. They go out on day trips, walks, drives, bingo, cinema / theatre, visiting families etc
- Support them out in the community and on health appointments
- Help with budgeting and finances
- Help administrate medications - you will be trained
- Most support is 121 but team will work together and share domestic duties
- Full personal care including hoisting / manual handling

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any setting / sector)

Contract / Terms:
- Salary is £16,000 - £17,000 per annum = £7 - £8 an hour
- Full time (40 hours) a week, Mondays to Friday plus alternative weekends
- Shift patterns vary between 7am - 10pm with no night shifts. The shift patterns will be made up of earlies, lates evening and weekends

Benefits (pro rota):
- Outstanding training given plus a full induction and support provided throughout
- Chance to complete a free NVQ / QCF qualification whilst you work
- Free meals whilst on shift
- 6 weeks holiday pay
- Company sick pay
- Pension scheme

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search

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