Salary Range: £11.68 – £12.01 per hour

Brandon Trust is a charity supporting people with a learning disability, autism or both to live life in the way they choose. Enabling individuals to achieve their goals, which brings a sense of fulfilment, as well as an opportunity to develop your career.

As a ‘waking nights support worker’ you’ll have a guaranteed number of hours work each week on a rolling rota. You’ll work nights/evenings, generally 8.15pm to 7.30am. There will also be occasional daytime working, for example to attend training courses. We have waking night contracts available in across our services in West Wick, Weston Super-Mare


  1. Sleep-ins paid at £60 extra (basic salary £11.68 – £12.01 per hour)

  1. Full training to gain the nationally recognised Care Certificate.  

  1. On-going training and career development including professional qualifications  

  1. Contributory Pension  

  1. We cover the cost of DBS checks  

  1. Rota's are planned in advance 

  1. Access to Wagestream where you can track your basic salary and additional hours earnings throughout the month and stream (access) a portion of those earnings before your monthly pay date. You can also access a range of financial support and advice, as well as save directly from your earnings. 

  1. Shopping discounts including Blue Light card, EE perks and Costco membership  

  1. Successfully 'recommend a friend' to join us and you'll receive a thank-you payment  

  1. Access to wellbeing helplines.  

  1. Health Cash Plan 

You will:  

  • Have good communication skills 

  • Have a positive and patient approach 

  • Be resilient and respect people’s differences 

  • Be able to build professional relationships  

  • Work well as part of a team 

Your responsibilities:  

  • To empower the people we support to live the lives they want to lead 

  • To develop daily living skills. 

  • Support the people we support to access their communities for socialisation, employment, training or friendships 

  • To contribute to, develop and implement the individuals care plans. 

  • To communicate effectively and professionally with people we support, their family members, and external professionals. 

  • Maintain the health needs of the individuals we support.


Brandon exists to enable children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live life in the way they choose. We provide high-quality, individualised support to around 1,600 people and have a staff team of over 2,000. Operating across southern England and London, support is provided by a widely dispersed workforce, including public spaces and the homes of the people we support. 

About Brandon


Job Title: Support Worker, Waking Nights – West Wick, Weston-Super-Mare

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