Support Worker – £500 Welcome Bonus Yate, Gloucestershire – Bristol Area

Job title: Support Worker – £500 Welcome Bonus

Company: Milestones Trust

Job description: Person centred values are at the core of everything we do. As a Support Worker, you will be working with the people we support to help them develop their chosen lifestyle and promote independence and dignity, while carrying out your role in a person centred way.

We are currently looking for people to join our team of Support Workers in two residential services in Yate.

Mayo House – is an exciting and innovative service with a well-trained and committed staff team. Accommodation consists of seven flats with ensuite bathrooms and cooking facilities, along with communal spaces, including a sensory room and large garden.

The team work with people with learning disabilities and complex mental health needs, providing individualised packages of flexible support within their own flats.

The Chestnuts – is a perfect stepping stone to more independent living, being made up of a small community home for four people, and two adjacent flats for one or two people.

The dedicated staff team have particular expertise in supporting people on the autistic spectrum. They also support residents with epilepsy, non-verbal communication needs and with physical disabilities.

The successful Support Worker will:

  • Have previous experience in a similar role
  • Be empathetic with a caring manner, tolerant nature and a passion for helping and supporting people
  • Encourage and enable service users to lead an independent life and develop and maintain relationships
  • Be able to adapt your communication style to suit the individual
  • Be proactive and a team-player

An understanding of complex needs and challenging behaviours would be an advantage.

In return we offer excellent, high quality learning opportunities, including the opportunity to undertake a level 3 or 5 Diploma in Health and Social Care. Alongside this, other benefits include:

  • Enhanced Annual Leave Entitlement (up to 26 days’ per annum plus 8 days’ bank holiday)
  • Health Cash Plan on completion of probation, with access to an Employee Discount Platform from Day 1
  • Company Pension
  • Competitive salary (£19,500 per annum/£10.00 per hour)

While experience within the sector is desirable, full training will be provided to carry out your role.

For more information please contact our Recruitment team on 01179 709 333 or to apply please follow the online application instructions by clicking ‘Apply Now’.

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

*Welcome bonus will be offered for candidates offered roles from the 10th September 2021 and is dependent on successful recruitment and probation processes and policy.


Covid19 Update:

Please note: All staff that work or have a professional reason to visit care homes/CQC registered services are required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, unless they have evidence that they are medically exempt from the requirement, as set out in DHSC Guidance on mandatory vaccination. This may be a condition of an employment offer.

We continue to deliver safe, high quality care and support in line with Government guidance. More details of our response can be viewed here:

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
  • Yate, Bristol BS37, UK

Expected salary: £10 per hour

Location: Yate, Gloucestershire – Bristol Area

Job date: Sun, 03 Oct 2021 23:25:51 GMT

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