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Support Worker - Learning Disabilities


Everything we do is aimed at providing the very best quality and person-centred support in the right location at the right time, making a real difference for the people and communities we support.

Whether you have worked in healthcare, mental health, autism, learning difficulties or people with acquired brain injuries or maybe you have a background in retail and are looking for a career change, this could be the career for you. Turning Point recruits against values and not previous experience.

Everyone is different and so are the people we support: As a valued support worker, you'll be helping people we support to live in their own homes and to lead the life's they want ensuring they have choice and control over the planning and delivery of their support.We are looking for ambitious individuals of a caring nature to work for a company where we promote independence in a supportive environment.

Turning Point support individuals across the country and we are currently recruiting support workers for supported living locations across the Gloucestershire area.

We aim to deliver support around the needs and wishes of individuals, we require support staff to actively support individuals to access a variety of community based activities and hobbies including sports activities, cookery, arts & crafts, music and theatre to name just a few.

Across all services the role will involve;
o Helping people to live the individual life they want
o Helping people learn the skills they need to live the life they choose
o Supporting people with their medication
o Supporting with personal care
o Supporting individuals with the management of health needs

About you
We believe anyone has the potential be a great support worker, no matter your background, as long as you share our values;
o The belief that everyone has the potential to grow, learn and make choices; that's why we recruit based on values and not just experience.
o We are here to embrace change, even when it is complex and uncomfortable.
o We treat each other and those we support as individuals however difficult and challenging.
o We deliver better outcomes by encouraging ideas and novel ways of thinking.

Your rewards
o Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited.
o 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays.
o Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
o Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
o Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support.
o Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance.
o Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for this role, the cost of which will be incurred by Turning Point.


Vacancy info

  • Organisation:Turning Point
  • Location:Cheltenham
  • Job type:Permanent
  • Occupational group:Charity sector
  • Service type:Supported living
  • Job term:Various hours
  • We pay for travel time: No
  • Salary:£9-£9.33 per hour
  • Create date:10th Sep 2019
  • End date:10th Oct 2019

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