Care Assistant

Support worker (Weekend Contract)
  • Part Time
  • Witney, UK
  • £11.68 - £12.01 per hour / Hour

Website Brandon Trust

This vacancy is NOT open to international applicants.

Seeking support workers in Witney

Are you looking for weekend work? Do enjoy caring for people in the community?  

Do you live within a 30 minute commute of of Witney? Do you enjoy walking, swimming, watching movies and horse riding?  

This role offers 2 long 15 hour shifts. starting at  7am until 10pm. You may choose to work only Saturday or Sunday or bother days of the weekend.

Your care, skills and life experience could be a great match for our support worker role. All you need is a willingness to learn, flexibility, a can-do attitude and a desire to help someone live a full life! 

The support  worker provides person centred care around each person’s values, preferences and needs which could include developing daily living skills, accessing a wider community, personal care and medication needs.  

No day is ever the same, visit our website for more information. 

This role will best suit someone with UK manual driving with experience as a support worker,carer, Health care assistant, Play worker, Learning support Assistant, Teaching assistant or someone looking to start a career in care.

Benefits 

Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.  
On-going training and career development including professional qualifications  
Contributory Pension  
We cover the cost of DBS checks  
Rota’s are planned in advance 
Access to Wagestream where you can track your basic salary and additional hours earnings throughout the month and stream (access) a portion of those earnings before your monthly pay date. You can also access a range of financial support and advice, as well as save directly from your earnings. 
Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership  
Successfully ‘recommend a friend’ to join us and you’ll receive a thank-you payment  
Access to wellbeing helplines.  
Health Cash Plan 
You will:  

Live within a 30 minute commute of Witney
Have good communication skills 
Have a positive and patient approach 
Be resilient and respect people’s differences 
Be able to build professional relationships  
Work well as part of a team 
Your responsibilities:  

To empower the people we support to live the lives they want to lead 
To develop daily living skills. 
Support the people we support to access their communities for socialisation, employment, training or friendships 
To contribute to, develop and implement the individuals care plans. 
To communicate effectively and professionally with people we support, their family members, and external professionals. 
Maintain the health needs of the individuals we support
This role could suit: Care worker, Health and social care professionals, Support Workers, Teaching assistants, Health care Assistants, Carers, Volunteers. Learning support assistants, Play workers.

About Brandon; Brandon Trust work alongside people of different ability so they are able to create opportunity and feel empowered to live the life they want.  

All support workers work flexible shifts to provide a 24/7 service. Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS check.  

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community. 

Role Type: Entry level roleCare / support role
Type of Care Setting: Supported LivingDay CentreOther Care Setting
Preferred Hours: PermanentPart TimeMorningsAfternoonsDaysEveningsWeekends
Unsociable Hours Rate: N/A
Vacancy requires job seeker to have access to their own vehicle: No
Vacancy requires job seeker to use a company vehicle: No
Vacancy requires job seeker to hold a clean driving license: No
Travel expenses paid to staff using their own vehicle: No
Staff paid for travel time between visiting clients: No
Website URL: https://brandontrust.ciphr-irecruit.com/Applicants/vacancy/4726/Support-Worker--Witney-weekend-contract
Job Enquiries Email Address: louise.kerslakeperry@brandontrust.org
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