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  • Writer's pictureAlisdair Adams

Support Worker - Westbury Park, Bristol - : £11.72-£12.78ph - 20hrs - £1500 WELCOME BONUS

Call/email Ellie or Alisdair at Integritas for a full job description and an application form.


Location: Westbury Park, Bristol (Free parking available on site)

Hourly Rate: £11.00-£12.00ph - Linked to experience and qualifications.

Annual Salary: £12,188.80 - £13,291.20 PLUS £1500 Welcome bonus*

Hours: 20 hours per week on average* (overtime available)


This school is part of a group of 26 SEMH schools across the UK with a truly amazing training programme.

Successful candidate qualities:

  • Motivated to learn and to go the extra mile.

  • Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible.

  • Exceptional communication skills and patience.

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

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

  • Good interpersonal, communication and team working skills.

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


Benefits:

Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments - 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one year service

  • The option of working overtime (currently paid at an enhanced rate)

  • Full training and continued support

  • Opportunity to study for Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care which will be funded by us!

  • Life assurance and pension

  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more

  • Bike to work scheme.

  • Perk box – access to shopping discounts

  • Free parking

  • Free lunch when on shift

  • Successful candidates for this role will require an enhanced DBS check – paid for by us.

  • Refer a friend scheme

  • Company sick pay



Key Responsibilities:

You will be working 1:1 with a resident on each shift. You will have the freedom to plan their day in line with their choices and wishes, enabling them to be as independent as possible.

You will be providing personal care to residents as well as supporting them in a wide range of learning, development and social activities including arts and crafts, cookery, music, gardening, swimming, shopping trips and fun social occasions.

We are looking for pro-active individuals who can demonstrate compassion, empathy, and a

person-centred approach to supporting our young people.


*Please note, our 2 week rota pattern means you will be working more than 20 hours in 1 week and less than 20 hours in the other which may not be in line with your availability or visa conditions


This school 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.

This is an exciting time to join a leading and growing organisation as part of a friendly, professional, and supportive team.


Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.


The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and we are therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.


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


As a result of the volume of applications, If we have not contacted you within two weeks of your application being received, then regretfully your application will not be taken forward on this occasion.



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