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Support Worker

Posted 325 days ago by AdSwipe

Are you caring, reliable and looking for work in your local community, Dorchester & Weymouth and surrounding areas? Then this could be the right career for you!
Your local Encompass Services are looking for Support Workers to support people within the community.

Encompass (Dorset) is a registered charity providing specialist support to individuals with a learning disability and enduring complex health & mental health needs. We take pride in enabling, encouraging and supporting people to reach their full potential.

We understand the pressures of the role so ensure that all our staff are valued, respected and supported throughout their career at Encompass.

Are you "Patient, friendly, caring, gentle, approachable, easy to talk to with a good sense of humour?"

Do you have an understanding of individual’s needs and what they need to make them feel safe with wide interests including arts, crafts and supporting with voluntary work and able to be get involved whilst providing support for current and new activities

This is the criteria set out by our service users that we currently support. If you feel that you are able to provide a flexible, bespoke service to individuals withlLearning disabilities and mental health conditions, in our expanding service, then this may be the job for you.

Permanent full/part time hours available.

Knowledge of supporting individuals with a learning disability to maintain life skills and engage in an active community presence is desirable. Ambition to provide creative and bespoke support in the community is essential.

Support visits are two or more hours per visit, and and travel time/mileage is paid between visits.

Driver/car owner essential.

Encompass also offers paid Induction and training

Please give me a call 07572 633799 if you would like more information or go straight to the application form.

I look forward to hearing from you.


Support Workers get £9.00 an hour plus 50% for Bank Holidays; employer sponsored pension scheme; generous annual leave entitlement; fully paid induction and on-going training programme; fully funded Diploma and Care Certificate training; occupational maternity pay and paternity benefits; occupational sick pay.

All posts are subject to satisfactory DBS. An informal visit will be undertaken following interview; the visit allows you to find out more about the role and just as importantly it allows the people we support to meet you.

Interested? Apply Now Appliations wil lnot be considered unless our application form is compelted in full

To learn more about the benefits of working for Encompass, please visit our Careers home page.
Encompass provides a 3 day induction and ongoing training package to all new employers and supports development within the company.

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