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Support Worker


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.

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

Where will I be working?

Our locations in Gloucester provide 24 hour supported living for adults with Learning Disabilities. We tailor our services to enable people to be as independent as possible. We

offer 24 hour support to people with PLMD (Profound multiple learning disabilities) and Autism.

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.


Vacancy info

  • Organisation:Turning Point
  • Location:Gloucester
  • Job type:Permanent
  • Occupational group:Charity sector
  • Service type:Supported living
  • Job term:Various hours
  • We pay for travel time: No
  • Salary:£9.00-£9.33 per hour
  • Create date:10th Sep 2019
  • End date:10th Oct 2019

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