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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Taunton, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £8.71 per hour + Full training provided!

  • Contact:

    Lyndsay Burder

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Lyndsay Burder

The Organisation:

Vetro are looking for full-time, permanent Support Workers to join a residential care team, who provide support to adults with autism and complex needs. Our home in Taunton is part of a leading learning disabilities organisation covering England and Wales. Priding themselves in offering a lot more than just care, helping residents to have fun - get involved - learn - and live a fulfilled life.


You will be a key member of the team, ensuring high standards of person-centred care which will involve supporting activities in the home and encouraged to participate fully in the local community. Developing independence and life skills, as well as supporting personal care and general household duties such as cooking and cleaning.

All we ask is that you possess good communication skills and the ability to relate well and motivate others. Due to challenging aspects of the role, emotional resilience, flexible and a calm nature is key. Coupled with a positive energy and enthusiasm to participate in extra curricular activities with residents such as trampolining, gym, swimming... to list a few of the many activities encouraged.

Start or continue your career in Care...

Whether you have a background in retail, cleaning or you are a recent graduate we would love to hear from you..

This is your opportunity to start a career offering a full induction and ongoing training (where you can complete your level 2 in Care) and you are genuinely changing people's lives whilst joining an award winning team in the process. So no qualifications or previous care experience is necessary.

Working Pattern:

Services operate 24/7, so you will be required to work shifts on a rota basis, hours vary from service to service but are typically between 07:00 - 22:30 you will be notified a minimum of two weeks in advance. You will be required to work a proportion of weekends, sleeping in and on calls. Due to operational requirements the organisation are unable to provide school hour shift patterns. Car drivers would be desirable, however if you are in a central location to Bridgwater this wouldn't be a problem.


  • Starting pay rate of £8.71 - With the option to increase your earnings with overtime.
  • Bank holiday premiums (double time)
  • Fully paid induction, training and DBS check.
  • A pension scheme.
  • A generous staff discount and benefits e.g. Cinema, days out, Sainsbury's, Tesco, PC World, clothes, holidays and much more.
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression.


If this sounds like the job for you please 'apply now' and send your updated CV, OR if you simply want to discuss the role further please feel free to call Lyndsay on 07375087388

Referral Scheme

At Vetro Recruitment we recognise that exceptional people always know other exceptional people, so why not earn £50 to £250 for referring them to Vetro Recruitment.

At Vetro Recruitment we have over 100 years' combined experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We pride ourselves on the service we offer our candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role. Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.


Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.