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

Join our Taunton & Area Team!

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.

You First is expanding due to our positive reputation, both in terms of the high quality support we provide and our positive approach to supporting the people who work with us. We are looking for people in the Taunton area to join our team. You will be working with a variety of customers in the area and you will receive training specific to the people you support.

Access to your own vehicle is essential

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.