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Support Worker

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Do you share our values?

Ambition – helping people to be the best they can beMaximise your chances of a successful application to this job by ensuring your CV and skills are a good match.Courage – being brave enough to make a differenceIntegrity – being honest and fair in all the things we doPartnership – working with other people to make a bigger differenceRespect – treating everyone fairly and knowing that everyone’s voice is important

If the answer is YES, we’d love you to come and join us in supporting people with learning disabilities and autism across Somerset. Anything else you need to know and learn we’ll help and support you with – no experience is needed.

We are looking for a caring & motivated individual to join our team! We provide high quality support to 8 individuals with varying support needs in a home with 1 flat within the grounds near the seafront in Burnham on Sea.

Why join us?

  • £9.18 per hour, £30.50 per sleep in
  • 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

We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. 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 9202 for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.

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 contact Tia on 03003039150, or drop us an email to for an informal conversation about the role.

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. As Disability Confident Leaders we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this vacancy. Dimensions Group, which includes Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application using assistive technology.

Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.

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