Support Worker Bristol

Job title: Support Worker

Company: Milestones Trust

Job description: Lower Hanham Road, 24a Lower Hanham Road, Bristol, Bristol, City of, United Kingdom Req #261

30 July 2021

Do you like having fun whilst you work? Going to the cinema, having days out, bowling, all as part of your paid job!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker/Personal Assistant to join Milestones Trust. We are a not-for-profit charitable organisation with a 35 year history of offering person-centred support to vulnerable people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia.

£9.60 per hour + excellent benefits

30 Hours per week

*To be a driver and able to drive the service vehicles is essential to this role.

Why Apply?

A rare opportunity has just emerged to join our very friendly, enthusiastic and supportive team at Lower Hanham Road.

We support 5 young adults to develop independent living skills in all aspects, from social and leisure to their health and wellbeing. You will help these tenants to meet their needs and fulfil their aspirations and provide support with daily living tasks such as washing, shopping, cooking etc.

We pride ourselves with being able to offer staff opportunities to develop and progress their careers within Milestones Trust.

The Role:

With current restrictions the support is mostly focused on emotional support and accompanying the PWS in safe activities such as walks or exercise. We continue to provide support to help maintain peoples’ tenancies and to attend any essential appointments.

The LHR team works a variety of shift patterns in accordance with the lifestyles of our tenants. You will need to follow support plans and uphold an effective and innovative practice in accordance with the Trust’s policies and procedures.

The team at LHR provides 1:1 support and core (shared and overnight sleep-in support) to the tenants.

Shift pattern working on a 4 week rota:

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Mon: 12:00-17:30

Tue: 09:00-15:00

Mon: 09:00-12:00

Mon: 09:00-18:00

Tue: 09:00-15:00

Wed: 13:00-17:00

Tue: 09:00-19:00

Tue: 10:00-16:00

Fri: 11:00-21:30

Thurs: 12:00-22:00

Wed: 10:00-17:00

Wed: 09:00-16:00

Sat: 09:00-17:00

Fri: 11:30-21:30

Fri: 11:00-21:00

Thur: 09:00-17:00


We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and person centred values, with a positive can-do attitude, who will work well within the team, as well as using your initiative.

The successful candidate will be a good listener, able to communicate effectively with the tenants, as well as all the social care professionals involved in their support, and have a genuine desire to play a key role in the lives of five young people, finding new ways to promote their independence.

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 discussion about the job role please contact Tess on 07789814270

**This is an on-going advert and interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis until sufficient applications have been received

Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all the individuals that it supports, it expects the same commitment from all employees. If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB) A criminal record is not necessarily a barrier to recruitment. Committed to Equality and Diversity for all Registered Charity No. 294377.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Lower Hanham Road, 24a Lower Hanham Road, Bristol, Bristol, City of, United Kingdom

Expected salary: £9.6 per hour

Location: Bristol

Job date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 04:07:16 GMT

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