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Support Worker

Sea Mills, Bristol, UK Req #275
01 July 2022

£10.42 per hour + £500 Welcome Bonus

Full and part-time hours available

 

If you are creative and proactive and looking for an opportunity to grow and develop, whilst helping others do the same, Milestones Trust is the place to find it!

If you would like to play an integral part in the empowerment of young people to become more independent in both personal and social aspects of life, this is a perfect time to apply!

 

Milestones Trust is offering a unique and exciting opportunity for you to be a part of new service development in the Sea Mills area of Bristol. We are looking for a team of Support Workers who will support young people with learning disabilities/autism and physical disabilities to settle into their new homes.

 

Addison Apartments are modern flats, purpose-built for 5 tenants in partnership with Bristol City Council, and have been equipped with smart assistive technology to enable people we support maximise their independence.

 

As a Support Worker, you will support tenants with all aspects of daily life (such as personal care, medication administration, accessing the community, shopping, house chores, etc.). You will also ensure they can access activities and are supported with all their interests and hobbies. This may include swimming, trips, arts and crafts, going to music and sport events, etc.

 

You will encourage and enable individuals to make day-to-day choices and major life decisions, signposting where appropriate, and to develop a positive self-image and maintain good health. Developing relationships and maintaining contact with family and friends is also part of the role. We are looking for people who will work well in a team, but are also able to work on their own.

 

We offer a variety of shifts (including weekends):

  • Earlies 07:00-14:00
  • Lates 14:00-21:00
  • Long days 07:00-21:00
  • Waking nights 21:00-07:00 

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to lead a shift
  • Treat people with dignity and respect
  • Support people in making their own choices
  • Promote people’s independence
  • Be compassionate, caring and patient
  • Always be willing to take part in activities
  • A competent driver is an advantage

In return we offer excellent, high quality learning opportunities, including the opportunity to undertake a level 3 or 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Alongside this, other benefits include: 

  • 30 days Annual Leave Entitlement
  • Access to an Employee Discount Platform from Day 1, with discounts and cash back for hundreds of retailers.
  • Refer a Friend Scheme earning you up to £750
  • Company Pension
  • Job Satisfaction
  • Generous Occupational Maternity/Paternity pay
  • Learning and development opportunities for you to build your career
  • Health Cash Plan on completion of probation giving you access to a minimum of £695 cash back for health treatments e.g. Dental, Therapies, Optical, Maternity/Paternity, NHS Prescriptions etc 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Agata Makulec, Service Manager, on 07900 583785.

 

This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received.

INDSP 
Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all the individuals that it supports, it expects the same commitment from all employees. If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB) A criminal record is not necessarily a barrier to recruitment. Committed to Equality and Diversity for all. Registered Charity No. 294377.

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  • Sea Mills, Bristol, UK