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Support Worker (BSS)

Posted: 27 Apr 2021 Closes: 31 May 2021
Bristol £17,647 - £17,940 per annum + Benefits
Permanent & Full-time SAB_1187

Support Worker

Salary: £9.05 - £9.20 per hour, Plus benefits

Location:Henbury, Bristol

Hours: Various shifts up to 37.5 hours per week, including alternative weekend working

Full UK driving license is preferred but not essential.

At Bristol Support Service we support up to ten individuals with various disabilities including visual impairment, autism, mental health and learning disabilities to live, love, thrive and belong!

A big part of your role as a support worker will be supporting people to do activities they like and take part in new activities these may include:

Swimming, photography, public speaking, sailing

As a support worker you will:
  • Provide emotional support to individuals and their families.
  • Provide support for individuals, such as helping with household tasks, personal care and paperwork.
  • Assisting with activities and accessing the local community
  • Support and monitor their healthcare needs, including administering medication and temperature checks.
In this role you will experience behaviours that others may find challenging. With the knowledge and support of the existing team, as well as the appropriate training, you will learn how best to respond to these situations confidently.

Our Benefits

What we can offer you:
  • Full training
  • Excellent career progression and development opportunities
  • 28 days Annual Leave, increasing each year up to 36 days
  • Discounts/cashback including supermarkets, retailers and more
  • Season ticket travel loan
  • Access to eye tests
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program, providing support and guidance whenever you need it most
  • Refer a Friend Bonus (£600) T&C's apply
For the full list of our extraordinary benefits please visit our website.

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