Looking for a varied and rewarding role with flexible hours that fit around your other commitments with excellent training and progression opportunities? Look no further! Apply to join the relief team at Ashbury in Taunton today and you could be starting 2021 in an exciting new role with multiple benefits, whilst also making a positive difference to the lives of the people you support.
The Relief Support Worker role:
At Ashbury in Taunton the People We Support enjoy a range of activities, such as getting involved in their community, going out for drives or walks, going out for meals, to the cinema, bowling, swimming, sensory activities or choosing to stay at home relaxing, interacting with others, beauty sessions or arts and crafts. Part of your role will be to encourage the person you are supporting to get involved and make the most of these activities even in a small meaningful way through active participation, as well as supporting with daily living, which includes personal care, moving and assisting, eating and drinking. Some of the people we support have dementia or require end of life care, so compassion and respect are a must for the applicant. Full training, Induction and support will be given.
Why join us?
Discovery is about people. We are ambitious for the people we support and our colleagues. We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. So if you would like to be a part of our team and if you feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below – upload your CV and we will be in touch. You could soon be making a positive difference every day. If you want more information or just an informal chat about Discovery and the roles we have available – please contact our friendly Relief Coordinator Zara on .
Please note: To minimise the risks relating to Covid-19, we have decided to conduct all of our initial interviews for the foreseeable future as Telephone/Video Interviews, rather than face-to-face. If you have any queries or questions about this, please call us on and we will be happy to advise and provided reasonable adjustments if required.
This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.
Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application in our offices using assistive technology.
Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.