Support Worker

Location Bristol
Discipline: Social Care
Job type: Permanent
Contact email:
Job ref: J5622
Startdate: 30/05/2024

Blackstone Recruitment are working with a provider of education, care and support services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities who are recruiting for a Support Worker for their sites in Bristol.

Please see details below for the full job advert:

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Bristol

Hours: 40 hours per week – (working to a 2-week rota pattern which typically includes working every other weekend) Overtime is also available.

Annual Salary: £24,606.40 - £26,582.00 PLUS £1500 Welcome bonus - Linked to experience and qualifications

Contract: Full-time, Permanent

The role:

You’ll be supporting the young people with all aspects of their supported living (including personal care) and supporting them in a wide range of learning, development and social activities including arts and crafts, cookery, music, gardening, swimming, shopping trips and fun social occasions.

They offer and pay for training and give you the opportunity to develop your career. On top of this you will earn a competitive salary and generous benefits package.

You will be working 1:1 with a resident on each shift where you will have the freedom to plan their day in line with their choices and wishes, enabling them to be as independent as possible, seeing them thrive and enjoying making memories.


Skills and Qualifications:

They are looking for pro-active individuals who can demonstrate compassion, empathy and a person-centred approach to supporting our young people. 

Successful candidate is likely to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous care experience
  • The ability to work to a rota pattern that includes working every other weekend.
  • Exceptional communication skills, empathy and understanding.
  • Motivated to learn and to go the extra mile.
  • Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and team working skills.
  • An active approach to the role

Be part of their successful team and benefit from a generous package that includes:

  • Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments - 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one-year service
  • Full training and continued support
  • The option of working overtime
  • Opportunity to study for Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care which will be funded by us! (starting rate of £12.67 for those already L3 qualified)
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Free membership to Health cash back plan - Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more 
  • Bike to work scheme.
  • Perk box – access to shopping discounts
  • Free parking
  • Free lunch when on shift
  • Successful candidates for this role will require an enhanced DBS check – paid for by us.
  • Refer a friend scheme – earn up to £1,000
  • Company sick pay

Blackstone Benefits:

Permanent jobs:

✅Assigned specialised recruitment consultant

✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Biren Daiya at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.