• Alisdair Low

Support Worker - Bristol - £9.65-£10.85 ph

Location: Westbury Park, Bristol

Salary: £9.65-£10.85ph (Linked to competency and qualifications)

Hours: Part-Time - 28 hours per week This is a permanent job.

Rated CQC ‘Outstanding, this lodge is situated close to the city centre and offers a supported living and learning environment for young adults aged 19+ with severe and complex learning difficulties.

The main purpose of the role:

To provide the young people with every opportunity to develop the skills they desire. Each week the residents will go out shopping, horse riding, and music therapy, pet therapy, swimming, Yoga and so much more. They are also encouraged to do all of their own cooking, cleaning and washing, so the Learning Assistant will guide and support our young people in these tasks. 

Key duties:

  • To take responsibility for the care of resident’s clothes, bedrooms, personal belongings and ensure that all their medical needs are met, including the administering and recording of prescribed medication.

  • To provide our young people with support carrying out their daily tasks and activities

  • Empowering the young people to be independent and to try new things, especially things they really want to do

  • Encourage our young people to be active in the local community

  • The role may require participation in physical intervention and personal care routines.

Duties will vary, you must expect to diversify and lend a hand wherever is required.


Skills and Qualifications

  • Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile.

  • Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible.

  • Exceptional communication skills and patience.

  • Willingness to work towards achieving Level 2 apprenticeship or equivalent for Adults (funded by us).

  • Experience working within special needs and/or support/care roles (either in a paid or personal environment)

  • A strong understanding of what “good care” looks like

  • A robust, positive and creative approach in meeting the needs of young adults.

  • Good interpersonal, communication and team working skills.

  • Able to work within the parameters of the physical demands of the job role.

  • Be able to work within a rota pattern (which includes evenings, weekends and some unsocial hours)

Benefits:

  • Full training and continued support

  • Opportunity to study the Level 3 diploma in Health & Social Care, which will be funded by us!

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Health cash back plan

  • Car lease scheme

  • Bike to work scheme 

  • Perk box

  • Free parking

Integritas Education Recruitment Ltd is acting as an employment business for this position.

If you are successful, Integritas is required to see evidence of your Right to Work in the UK; in addition to you applying for an enhanced DBS Certificate should you not already hold a suitable certificate registered on the DBS Update Service.

The position is subject to agreement to Terms and Conditions and suitable application and reference process.


As a result of the volume of applications we are currently receiving we regret that we may be unable to respond with individual feedback.