Being a Support Worker with Discovery is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity! We believe that good support means to ‘do with, and not for’. Your role will be to provide support for people to do all of the things that each day in life entails, from maintaining relationships with family and friends, managing personal finances, participating in hobbies and so much more.
Why join us?
- £9.50 per hour.
- Full time and Part time roles available.
- 30 days annual leave pro-rata (including bank holidays).
- Supported ‘Learn to Drive’ scheme (up to 30 driving lessons, 1 theory/practical test - all paid for by us).
- A 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme for you and your family members.
- Long Service Awards, Life Assurance and Pension scheme.
- Great Induction and training opportunities including the Care Certificate, and Diploma in Health & Social Care.
- Discovery is proud to be one of the very few social care organisations that are members of the Great Places To Work programme 2021.
We are recruiting for Support Workers to join our small team at a service in the centre of Bridgwater. We support the people that live at this service to be a part of their own life by actively supporting them to develop living skills and have choice and control over their own day. As a Support Worker with us, your role will be an exciting and varied one. You'll be supporting the people we support to enjoy a broad range of activities such as getting out and about in the community, going out for walks, taking part in sensory sessions, or perhaps enjoying a musical or craft session. You will be supporting people to keep in touch with both friends and family and maintain those important relationships. You will be facilitating therapeutic physical exercises and engage in stimulating activities and will also work closely in partnership with various health professionals to ensure that the people we support lead a happy and healthy life.
We want the people we support to have fulfilling lives and we want our colleagues to have great careers with us. If you would like to be a part of our team and feel that your values match ours, please apply by clicking the button below, or contact Tia on or drop us an email at for an informal conversation about the role. Before you know it you could be making a positive difference every day.
This role requires an enhanced DBS Disclosure, which will be obtained for you by Discovery.
Discovery is an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment. Discovery are Disability Confident Committed and we guarantee to interview all applicants who let us know they have a disability and meet the minimum essential criteria for this role. Discovery has been awarded this symbol by Jobcentre Plus to recognise our commitment towards the employment, retention, training and career development of disabled employees. As part of our commitment to making reasonable adjustments we can offer support to complete your application . Please contact the Resourcing Consultant Team on or email
Other organisations may call this role Community Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care Worker, Social Care Assistant or, Bank HCA, Healthcare Assistant or Carer.
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