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Support Worker / Care Assistant (WER)

Bristol | |

Recruiter: Milestones Trust

Job Category: Healthcare / nursing Job Location: Bristol, Bristol, UK 37.5 hours per week and 30 hours for part time available Shifts are as follows: Earlies 7:00 to 14:30, Lates 1:30 to 21:00, Waking Night 21:00 to 07:00 Based at 121 Watleys End Road, Winterbourne, Bristol with a basic of £9.35 per hour excellent benefits, you will be responsible for encouraging and supporting service users to define and develop their chosen lifestyles through personal centred care in our residential services. Why Apply? The people living at Watley's End Rd are looking to recruit staff to join their established team of Support Workers. The home provides a 24 hour service that supports 14 adults with learning disabilities and complex health needs. Situated in Winterbourne the home is easily commutable from Bradley Stoke, Downend, Mangotsfield and Yate. We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and hardworking Support Workers to join our friendly team. You will be involved in supporting residents to engage in a range of activities both inside & outside of the home as well as meeting their personal care, nutritional and social needs. We provide a 24 hour, 7 day per week service, so staff are expected to work a variety of hours, which may include early, late, twilights, bank holiday and weekends. The successful Support Worker will: Have strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with team members, service users and a range of stakeholders. Have a caring manner and a tolerant nature, experience within the sector is not essential as we will provide you with training required to carry out your duties. Due to the location of the home and the need to access activities within the local community, it is a requirement that staff are able to drive and are expected to drive the house vehicles. As a Support Worker, your responsibilities will include: To encourage and enable service users to make day-to-day choices and major life decisions, signposting as appropriate, and to develop a positive self-image and maintain good health. To support service users to develop relationships and/or maintain contact with family and friends. To provide service users with the agreed necessary support to maximise their independence and to develop social and life skills. In return, we will offer you some excellent benefits including: Up to 26 days' holiday and 8 days' bank holiday entitlement Family friendly/work-life balance policies Company pension scheme & health cash plan (BHSF) Free parking at most Trust services Comprehensive induction and learning and development opportunities Access to all levels of training appropriate to your role and career progression with the Trust For an informal chat about the role, please contact Julia Reid, Home Manager, on . This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received. This job was originally posted as More

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