Being a Support Worker with Discovery is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity! We believe that good support means to ‘do with, and not for’. Your role will be to provide support for people to do all of the things that each day in life entails, from maintaining relationships with family and friends, managing personal finances, participating in hobbies and so much more.
At Springview in Yeovil the people we support enjoy a range of activities, such as walks, music sessions, sensory sessions, visiting cafe’s and restaurants, day trips out, art and craft sessions and more. There are no limits, and a creative and positive approach and an interest in having fun is very much needed! Our team also support the people who live at Springview with their daily living, which includes supporting with personal care, administering medication, active support around preparing meals and drinks and supporting people to eat and drink in line with thier dysphagia diets. We also make sure that the people we support are in the centre of everything we do, and our team work very closely with thier circle of support as well as with each other and other health proffessionals to ensure they can live their best life.
We are open to full-time and part-time colleagues joining us!
Why join us?
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.