Realise your ambition and help others realise their potential. Providing support to people who have Learning Disabilities is a very rewarding career.

Realise is an award-winning support service and you could have a bespoke career and development pathway whilst helping people to realise their full potential, living independently with choice and dignity.

We are looking for an experienced Support Worker to support and enable this customer in Taunton and in accessing the community with both day and night support roles available.

A Specialist Support Worker is one of our most essential roles and involves:

Helping our customers to remain independent in their own homes.
Supporting our customers by accompanying them to appointments, shopping, preparing meals and helping with daily living routines including washing, dressing and personal care.
Providing companionship and making someone’s day that little bit easier.

What we need from you:

A caring, kind and empathetic approach
Enthusiasm, commitment and regards to everyone as equal
To be passionate about making a difference
Good communication skills
To work flexibly on set shifts including weekends
Some experience in Learning Disability or Mental Health Support work, either paid or through life experiences
Ideally but not essentially, a recognised care certification such as NVQ or QCF

Fully paid training and support will be given right from the out-set. We can offer you so much more than a career, we offer the chance to gain qualifications whilst working, progression opportunities and many other fantastic benefits of working for a large care company. All we ask is that you are passionate about helping others.

We believe in the financial wellness of our employees and as such we are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Wagestream so you can now access your earned wages into your bank account before payday if needed, please ask the Recruitment Team for more information on this.

Somerset Care, so much more rewarding. Do more than a job, change a life………