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Support Worker/Carer– Winterbourne, Bristol (Flaxpits)

Flaxpits House

Job Ref: SC/343

Full and Part Time Hours Available: 22.5 / 30 / 37.5 hours per week

The people living at Flaxpits House are looking to recruit staff to join their established team of Support Workers. Flaxpits House is a 24 hour service that supports 10 young people with learning disabilities and complex health and emotional needs.

Situated in Winterbourne the home is easily commutable from Bradley Stoke, Downend, Mangotsfield and Yate.

The people we support are especially looking for Support Workers who are willing to take part in; swimming, cycling, arts and crafts and horse riding as well as support with personal care. Each individual who lives at Flaxpits enjoys 1 to 1 support as part of their support packages, allowing you to get to know each person on an individual basis.

Due to the location of the home and the need to access activities within the local community, it is a requirement that staff are able to drive and are expected to drive the house vehicles.

Shifts are as follows:
- 7:00 to 14:30
- 14:00 to 21:30
- 21:30 to 07:30
- Staff are also expected to undertake "sleep-in" duties

What can we offer you?
- Paid DBS check
- 28 days annual leave (inc public holidays) increasing with length of service
- Health Cash Plan upon successful completion of probationary period
- Full paid induction training
- Career development opportunities and opportunities to undertake further training
- Full induction including support to undertake the Care Certificate

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Faz Holder, Acting Home Manager on 01454 776191 to arrange an informal visit to the home.

Closing Date: Ongoing. We will continue to recruit to this post until all positions are filled.

We highly recommend a visit to the home prior to attending an interview.

Please contact Faz Holder (Acting Home Manager) on 01454 776191 for more information.

To apply please complete the application form at the bottom of the page and email it to:

Milestones Trust is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all the individuals that it supports, it expects the same commitment from all employees.
If successful at interview an enhanced DBS check will take place. (Formerly CRB).
A criminal record is not necessarily a barrier to recruitment.
Committed to Equality and Diversity for all
Registered Charity No. 294377 

Closing Date: 07 June 2018  

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