About the Role

We are looking for people to work with us as Support Workers in our Floating Support Service in Bath and North East Somerset. Based from our office in Keynsham, you will be supporting people with learning disabilities in their homes or in the community, communicating using BSL and supporting people with life skills; you will be making a difference to someone’s life.

You will be supporting people with housing related issues including managing official paperwork, and providing advice and assistance with money, budgeting and welfare benefits. You would also provide support and advice on accessing education, training and employment opportunities.

 

About You

Are you passionate about enabling people to have a meaningful life, to have new experiences or develop new skills?

We welcome applications from people with experience as well as those considering their first role in social care and have the right personal values. Staff will be fully inducted and trained.

A driving license and access to transport is essential in this role due to the area you are required to cover.

 

Benefits

  • 28 days (pro-rata) annual leave entitlement (including public holidays), increases up to 35 days (pro-rata) with length of service

  • Business mileage paid at 45p per mile

  • Excellent induction and training programme that exceeds industry standards

  • Opportunity to complete the Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care

  • Prospects for progression within the company - many of our support workers have gone on to become Team Leaders, Assistant Managers, Trainee Managers and Service Managers with us

  • Company sick pay

  • Company pension scheme

  • Life assurance cover of twice your annual salary (subject to rules of the scheme)

  • Family friendly/work-life balance policies

  • Free DBS check every 3 years

  • Occupational health provision

  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour access to a counselling and legal helpline

About Us
Freeways is a local charity that supports adults with learning disabilities. We are a highly regarded provider of supported living services and residential care. We are passionate about helping people to become as independent as possible by supporting them to make choices, learn new skills and make links with their local community.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all backgrounds. This role is subject to an Enhanced DBS and Adult Barred List check.

 

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: Up to £19,469.00 per year

 

COVID-19 considerations:
Freeways are committed to keeping staff and service users safe during the pandemic and have implemented a number of safety measures to reduce the risk of infection. Some of our roles are subject to mandatory coronavirus vaccination (unless exempt).

Support Worker - Bath and North East Somerset

Salary:

Up to £19,469.00 per year

Hours:

37.5 hours a week, split over 5 shifts.

Contract Type:

Full or Part Time

Location:

Based from our office in Keynsham, working across Bath and North East Somerset

Close Date:

Friday, 19 November 2021

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