We are recruiting for a Relief Support Worker (Bank) in Westonzoyland, Nr Bridgwater.
Enjoy a flexible working life, making a positive difference to the lives of the people you support. Join our team of Relief Support Workers in Westonzoyland, fitting your working hours around your other life and family commitments.
Discovery exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. That’s a big deal. It means being able to have choice and control in life. It means choosing to go out or to stay in, making friends and having relationships, finding and developing skills and interests.
It also means managing a home, voting, staying healthy and being able to pursue employment or volunteering opportunities. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you.
The Relief Support Worker role:
As a Support Worker, you will be involved with a mixture of exciting activities and supporting with daily living tasks, dependent on the individual you are supporting. Each individual has support that is highly focused on them and their goals and we are looking for someone who is able to engage and have a positive impact to promote our values and have a rewarding career. The additional benefit of a Relief Support Worker role, is that the shifts will fit around your commitments.
As a Support Worker at Vesuvio you are a valued member of our flexible team supporting 7 people with profound physical disabilities and multiple learning disabilities. As a member of our team, you would support those individuals to get the most from their day, with personal care, activities, administering medication, supporting them with their finances and interacting with others. Certainly no day is the same within this rewarding role.
We work together as a team, and looking for someone to join our commitment to make a difference. Experience is not necessary as training will be provided, but having the right values and behaviours is essential from the outset. As the service is remote, ideally you would drive or live locally.
Why join us?
- £9.00 per hour, £9.90 for waking nights, £30.50 per sleep in.
- Additional uplift on pay for annual leave entitlement and a further 61p per hour at specific locations.
- Flexible hours to fit around your commitments
- Pension scheme
- Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.
Discovery is about people. We are ambitious for the people we support and our colleagues. We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. So if you would like to be a part of our team and if you feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below – upload your CV and we will be in touch. You could soon be making a positive difference every day. If you want more information or just an informal chat about Discovery and the roles we have available – please contact our friendly Relief Coordinator Zara on 0300303 9202.
Please note: To minimise the risks relating to Covid-19, we have decided to conduct all of our initial interviews for the foreseeable future as Telephone/Video Interviews, rather than face-to-face. If you have any queries or questions about this, please call us on 0300 303 9202 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. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role.
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 in our offices 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.