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Floating Support Worker

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Are you looking for a new challenge where you can make a difference to someone’s life every day? Floating Support Workers are the first point of call for covering shifts across the business. This is a great opportunity to join a responsive team where there is a focus on developing skillset to be able to respond to support needs across the business. This means every day is different and provides prospects for personal development. Discovery exists to help each person we support to live a fulfilling life, to be equal in society and to be active in his or her local community. It means being able to have choice and control in life. If you think you can help the people we support get more from life, we want to hear from you. As this role is part of a responsive service, you will be working in and around the area of Chard, therefore you need to be able to drive and have access to your own vehicle. Given the nature of this role, experience is preferred. Discovery is proud to be one of the very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2021. As part of this role, you will; • Helping adults with learning disabilities and/or autism to learn the skills they need to live the life they choose • Support with shopping, housework including cleaning and laundry • Supporting with medication and personal care • Supporting and encouraging people to find opportunities in education, employment and leisure, and enable them to take part in these opportunities • Continuously upskilling to ensure you can meet the needs of the business Why join us? • Full-time or Part-time Contracts available, with overtime. Flexible working • £10.50 per hour days and nights £30.50 per sleep in. • Mileage pay • 30 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays) • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members. • Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care. Apply now If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact Tia on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at [email protected] Please note: To minimise the risks relating to Covid-19, we have decided to conduct all of our initial interviews for the foreseeable future as Telephone/Video Interviews, rather than face-to-face. If you have any queries or questions about this, please call us on 0300 303 9150 and we will be happy to advise and provided reasonable adjustments if required. This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery. Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role.

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