Care Support Worker

Wiltshire Council
£20,000 - £24,999
14 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Part Time
Full time Care Support Workers based in Devizes with the expectation to travel county wide. This is a temporary position for 12 months.

We are recruiting Care Support Workers to a new and exciting Intensive Support Team that will develop an outreach enablement service focusing on maximising independence for people with complex needs.


About the Role

This new Team within our Learning and Disabilities Service will provide time-limited care, enabling support for younger people and adults with mental health needs, learning disability and/or autism spectrum conditions to develop their life skills. Our Intensive Support Team will provide an outreach-based support in people’s own homes.

By providing enablement support for younger people at the right time, we will make a significant preventative impact and enable them to transition more smoothly into adulthood.

Our offer to Care Support Workers:
  • Comprehensive induction, training and mentoring programme
  • Regular supervision, support and appraisal
  • Excellent Pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave rising to 30 days after five year's service
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Wiltshire Rewards, staff benefit scheme

About you:
  • A full UK driving license is essential
  • A passion for working with people and enjoy giving back to your local community
  • You will have a kind, caring and compassionate nature
  • Prior experience working within Learning Disabilities or Mental health Teams would be an advantage but not essential, other roles you may have experience in could include: Support Worker, Carer, Personal Assistant, Rehabilitation Worker, Advocacy Worker, Shared Lives Carer, Care Assistant
  • Basic IT skills are essential as you will be expected to access training on line and?write reports

  • You will be supplied with training relevant to the role