Young Adult’s Support Worker

  • Location

    Bristol, UK

  • Sector:

    Adult Learning Disabilities, Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £8.75 - £9.70 per hour DOE and qualifications

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    Perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/SW/BRISTOL

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-11-14

  • Consultant:

    Amanda Wright

Young Adult’s Support Worker, Bristol

We are looking for Young Adult’s Support Workers in the Bristol area. This job is commutable from Thornbury, Filton, St. Paul’s and surrounding areas.

This is only the start of your career you could be a Manager of the future! This organisation has just been awarded “Outstanding” with Ofsted which is amazing! We’re looking for someone to support our client’s amazing children and young people grow and flourish. Be part of a specialist school and residential setting that soars above the rest. The school was founded by a CEO who is a passionate advocate for children & young adults with learning difficulties. When he set up his company, he founded it saying “Things can be done better. We can make a difference.”

What does a Support Worker do?

You will be working with young adults aged 19+ with profound learning and physical disabilities and complex needs. In the morning you may assist with support to get washed and dressed support to make their breakfast before attending college. After college or on weekend shifts you may encourage them to participate in activities and hobbies and help them find what they are passionate about, so they can achieve new skills. As well as contributing to the lives of these young people you will also be getting paid to have fun such as cinema trips, bowling, swimming and horse riding!

  • £8.75 - £9.70 per hour DOE and qualifications;
  • Full time hours only, 40 hours per week;
  • Day or Night shifts available;
  • Day shifts will be a variety of earlies and lates or 12 hour shifts;
  • Alternate weekend working;
  • Waking Nights – 10pm – 8am; additional supplement paid of £15 per night
  • Generous benefits package, including high street discounts and childcare vouchers.
  • Fantastic career progression and ongoing training.

What experience do I need to be a young adult Support Worker?

It is beneficial if you have experience working with young adults or have personal experience of working with people with learning disabilities. You will ideally hold an NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care as mentioned above. If you do not have your level 2 full support will be given to achieve this after probation.

Do you believe things can be done differently? Every child deserves to be encouraged to be the best they can be! Do you want a job that is not only a career, but is so rewarding, make a difference every day!  If this excites you or you are still not sure, don’t worry, click on apply and one of our wonderful career advisers will give you a call to talk you through this amazing opportunity.