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Support Worker/Carer Fishponds, Bristol (MPN)

Mayfield Park North
8.66 per hour

Job Ref: EG16

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week

Shift pattern: Early/Late/Sleep-in

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Support Worker to join Milestones Trust. We are a not-for-profit charitable organisation with a 32 year history of offering person-centred support to vulnerable people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and dementia.

Based at Mayfield Park North, Fishponds, Bristol with a basic of £8.66 per hour + excellent benefits, you will be responsible for encouraging and supporting service users to define and develop their chosen lifestyles through personal centred care in our residential services.

WHY APPLY?

Mayfield Park North is situated in Fishponds, Bristol and is registered for 4 individuals. The service is part of the Recovery Pathway and supports 4 Service users (aged between 52-76) to live as active a life as they choose.

The service is looking for an individual who can drive as well as use buses to become involved in exciting activities as well as actively seeking and supporting the service users to become more involved in their community.

The service is looking for a motivated and positive individual who can share a laugh and who’s focus is the individual and not the task. We are seeking to recruit someone who is enthusiastic, enjoys being with people and has a sense of fun.

In return, we will offer you some excellent benefits including:

  • Up to 26 days’ holiday and 8 days’ bank holiday entitlement
  • Family friendly/work-life balance policies
  • Company pension scheme & health cash plan (BHSF)
  • Free parking at most Trust services
  • Comprehensive induction and learning and development opportunities
  • Access to all levels of training appropriate to your role and career progression with the Trust.
  • Opportunities to take part in team days out and team building activities

As Support Worker, your responsibilities will include:

  • We pride ourselves with being able to offer staff opportunities to develop and progress their careers within Milestones Trust.
  • To encourage and enable service users to make day-to-day choices and major life decisions, signposting as appropriate, and to develop a positive self-image and maintain good health.
  • To support service users to develop relationships to maintain contact with family and friends.
  • To provide service users with the agreed necessary support to maximise their independence and to develop social and life skills.

The successful Support Worker will:

  • Have strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with team members, service users and a range of stakeholders.
  • Have a caring manner and a tolerant nature, experience within the sector is not essential as we will provide you with training required to carry out your duties.
  • Be able to support people with their personal hygiene needs and have some understanding of non-verbal communication.
  • 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.

For an informal discussion about the job role please contact Moira Aston, Home manager, on 0117 9583869

To apply for this position please complete the application form below.

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: 31 December 2018  

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