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Support Worker - Bristol
LocationBristol
Salary£17,500 - £22,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
Hours38.5 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday
Closes 30th Nov 19

Do you have an interest in helping those with mental health needs and complex learning disabilities to live with less restriction and greater independence? Are you energetic and enthusiastic, with a desire to make a difference and enrich the lives of others?

At Ocean Community Services, we reflect the Ludlow Street Healthcare belief that everyone entrusted to our care deserves to be treated with dignity, compassion and honesty. With our clients coming from a variety of backgrounds, Ocean Community Services offers supports to both men and women with mental health needs, learning disabilities and acquired brain injury. Through purposely designed homes across South Wales and the South West, we offer a specialist residential service that provides step down and rehabilitation within a clinical care pathway.

As a Support Worker in one of our Bristol-based homes, you will be required to provide residential and therapeutic support to all clients, enabling them to gain greater independence to facilitate as easy a transition as possible. You will encourage our service users to become actively involved in the running of their home, as well as helping to manage weekly meetings to ensure our residents get the opportunity to feedback on service they receive. Working alongside our multi-disciplinary team, you will help to facilitate active rehabilitation through promoting programmes of education and leisure activities in the local communities.

The normal working week is 38.5 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday. Shifts will include days, evenings, nights, weekends and Bank Holidays.

Your benefits will include:

  • a salary of £17,500 - £22,000 dependent on experience and qualifications
  • opportunities to access overtime bonuses
  • 28 days' annual leave including bank holidays
  • career succession planning
  • extensive training
  • overtime bonus

To join our team, you must:

  • demonstrate enthusiasm and an innovative approach to enriching our service users' lives
  • have excellent communication skills
  • have a desire to learn
  • be able to undertake an enhanced DBS check

All candidates will be assessed by someone who is a qualified safeguarding recruitment officer.

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