Full Time (37.5 hrs/wk)

Location: Totton & Minstead

Salary: £16,575 - £18,525 depending on qualifications & experience

We are looking for motivated and creative individuals to work within our expanding services. 

Join our Supported Living Team and make a real difference to individual lives.

Minstead Trust offers great employee benefits:-

  • Health Care Scheme
  • Subsidised Meals at Work
  • Bike2work Scheme
  • Staff Training Programme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Perkbox
  • 25 days Annual Leave plus Bank Holiday Entitlement

Work in the Heart of the New Forest & Surround Area

About the Job:

Your primary role will be to support service users with their personal, social and health care needs as required. Our staff members make a real difference to individual lives. We support individuals to access a variety of activities from going to the cinema to accessing education at college or engaging in day service opportunities or work based enterprises.

Following guidelines policies and procedures, you will be required to maintain accurate, clear and concise records, support individuals in taking prescribed medication, communicate and engage effectively with all people involved in service users’ lives and contribute to improving the quality of support provided through working with others.

Duties include:

  • Interacting and communicating with the people you support in a way that promotes dignity and respect.
  • Supporting individuals with everyday tasks from cooking to personal care as required.
  • Working both as part of a team and also lone working with individual service users.
  • Working flexible shifts*

*Our services provide 24/7 support 365 days a year. The role includes working evenings, weekends, bank holidays and sleep in shifts on a rota pattern. We can only consider people who will commit to working these types of shifts.

About you:

We are seeking people who are: responsible, motivated, honest, approachable, good communicators, committed to providing equal opportunities and quality support. In addition, due to our location a driving licence is essential.

Please contact Jill Matthews 023 8081 7143 for an application form and job specification.

(Note: We only shortlist from Application Forms in accordance with Safer Recruitment Guidelines )

Due to the nature of this employment sector, your application is subject to a successful Disclosure & Barring Service Check (DBS, formerly CRB)