Support Worker

  • Fecha de publicación: 15/09/2021
  • Nombre de la empresa: DIMENSIONS
  • Descripción de funciones:



    The Saplings is a registered care home in the centre of Taunton supporting 5 lovely gentlemen with learning disabilities and autism. We are seeking new colleagues to join our large and friendly team and deliver high quality support to our gentlemen. Our gentlemen love to get involved in games, cooking and going out for coffee. You will always have volunteers in the kitchen! We have a number of full and part time positions available. We are looking for the right people to make a difference to the lives of the people we support. If you have never worked in support before, training will be provided and you will be well supported to develop new skills and obtain nationally recognised qualifications . There are opportunities for career development within the team and the wider organisation.

    Discovery is proud to be one of the very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2021.

    Do you share our values?

    Ambition - helping people to be the best they can be
    Courage – being brave enough to make a difference
    Integrity – being honest and fair in all the things we do
    Partnership – working with other people to make a bigger difference
    Respect – treating everyone fairly and knowing that everyone’s voice is important
    If the answer is YES, we’d love you to come and join us in supporting people with learning disabilities and autism across Somerset.

    Why join us?


    • £9.36 per hour, £10.30 per hour (nights), £30.50 per sleep in.
    • 30 days annual leave (including bank holidays)
    • Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us)
    • A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
    • Life Assurance and Pension scheme
    • Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care..


    Apply now:

    We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact Sean on 0300 303 9150 or drop us an email at for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.

    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 . Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on 03003039150 or email

    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.

  • Localización del puesto ofertado: UK - Taunton
  • Remuneración: Salary £9.36 Per Hour