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A Social Enterprise providing community based support for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism in the South West

Join J's Team in Yeovil

You First Support Services is a Social Enterprise specialising in delivering a range of community-based support solutions for adults with learning disabilities and/or autism.

J is a man living independently in Yeovil, Somerset. J needs support to maintain his emotional wellbeing. He needs help to maintain his home and get out and about in his community. He has a keen interest in cars, fishing, football and reality television and likes people with a good sense of humour. J is supported on a 24-hour basis and his support does not involve Personal Care.

What does a Support Worker do?

Support Workers support people with a learning disability and/or autism to build and grow their lives by achieving individual life goals and realising ambition. You will enable people to lead a life in which they have a meaningful role within their local community and where they can begin to foster naturally occurring social networks of support and develop community roles of value.

Full and on-going training will be provided.

You First will:

• Pay £9.00 an hour, rising to £9.35 an hour for weekday hours upon successful completion of your probation.
• Weekends are paid at £9.50
• Pay 22p per mile for every mile you travel, including commuting miles
• Pay Sleep In duties at £50.00

You First offers:

• Permanent, full time, part time and casual contracts
• We do not use Zero Hour Contracts
• We provide an occupational pension
• We have an Employee Assistance Programme meaning you and your family have access to free and confidential 24-hour counselling and support
• We meet the cost of your DBS check
• You will receive full training and bi-monthly supervision
• You will have the option to study for a nationally recognised Diploma
• You will need to be able to work evenings, weekends and sleep in support on a roster basis.

If you require any further information, please call the You First office on 01458 254040.