Support Worker- Annualised Hours

Job details
Posting date: 18 March 2020
Salary: £9 to £9.90 per hour
Additional salary information: OTE £1,372.50
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 01 April 2020
Location: Yeovil, BA21 3AA
Company: Discovery (dimensions group)
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: D007550

Apply for this job


A career with Discovery can provide flexible hours so you can work around your commitments whilst offering the security of guaranteed hours.

The Role

At Discovery the people we support are at the heart of everything we do, and we offer person-centred support to adults with learning disabilities and autism across Somerset. We're looking for dedicated individuals who are seeking a challenging, flexible and highly rewarding role to join our network of support workers in Yeovil.

This is a varied opportunity, and you will be providing support to Adults with Learning Disabilities and/or Autism in your local communities and at home. You may find yourself supporting someone to go to shopping, meet with friends, swimming or any number of other activities.

This role provides a unique opportunity to enable the individuals we support to have as independent and fulfilling lives as possible. You will need to be comfortable with all aspects of personal care and moving and assisting.

We firmly believe that our people are our biggest asset, and if you share our values, no previous experience is required as we will invest in you and provide full training.

Why join us?

- £9.00 per hour, £9.90 per hour for waking nights, £30.50 per sleep in.

- Annual leave entitlement calculated based on your contracted hours.

- Pension scheme

- Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.

- Travel allowance for some services - discussed at interview if applicable.

- Supported 'Learn to Drive' scheme (up to 10 driving lessons paid for by us)

- Pension scheme

- Long Service Awards

- Life Assurance

Apply now:

We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact Sean on 0300 303 9202 for an informal conversation about the role. You could soon be making a positive difference every day.

To minimise the risks relating to Covid-19, we have decided to conduct all of our initial interviews for the foreseeable future as Telephone Interviews or Video Interviews, rather than face-to-face. If you have any queries or questions about this, please call us on 03003039202 and we will be happy to advise and provided reasonable adjustments if required

This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.

Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. As Disability Confident Leaders we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy. Dimensions Group, which includes Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees.

As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application using assistive technology.

Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.

Apply for this job