Why work with us?

Brandon exists to enable people with learning disabilities and/or autism to live the lives they choose, by providing individualised, high-quality support that is genuinely life-enhancing.

Working at Brandon is a life-changing experience for our staff – and there are so many reasons why you should join our charity today!

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Why join us?

Working with us means being part of a community dedicated to improving the lives of people with a learning disability, autism, or both. Every day, you will have the chance to make a tangible and positive impact on the people we support.

We are committed to your development. We provide extensive training and support to help you gain the necessary skills and qualifications to excel in your role. Whether you’re starting your career or seeking progression, we offer pathways for growth.

Building strong professional relationships with those we support is at the heart of what we do. Witnessing their progress and happiness because of your support, is incredibly fulfilling and inspiring.

We believe in recognising and valuing our staff. We offer competitive rates of pay, ensuring that your dedication and hard work are rewarded fairly.

In addition to competitive pay, we provide a range of benefits designed to support your wellbeing. From health and pension plans to employee assistance programmes.

Brandon is an inclusive and supportive workplace where diversity is celebrated. We foster an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and empowered to contribute their best.

By joining us, you become part of a broader community of passionate individuals dedicated to creating positive change. Together, we advocate for the rights and inclusion of people with disabilities, making a difference beyond our immediate roles.

Our purpose and values

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We exist to enable children, young people, and adults with a learning disability, autism, or both, to live their lives in the way they choose.

We do that by providing high quality, person-centred support that focusses on enabling everyone to achieve their dreams and truly live free.

Our values

Everything we do at Brandon is influenced by our Values, which were created by our staff and the people we support. They are:

  • Equip - illustration of person being handed a key

    Equip me

    • Be prepared
    • Provide access
    • Be consistent
  • Support - illustration of two people looking at a tablet computer

    Support me

    • Build confidence
    • Advocate for others
    • Foster community
  • Challenge - illustration of person giving a thumbs up with 'You've got this' text

    Challenge me

    • Take positive risk
    • Be adaptable
    • Be accountable
  • Involve - illustration of two people shaking hands

    Involve me

    • Make time
    • Be collaborative
    • Provide choice
  • Recognise - illustration of person in a wheelchair holding a trophy

    Recognise me

    • Listen
    • Make things clear
    • Be responsive
  • During a visit to a service in Cornwall, I witnessed some fantastic support being provided. The team's person-centred focus was shown in the environment and the amazing way they interact with the people they support. Well done team, you are truly helping people to live their best lives.

    Andy, Health and Safety Compliance Coordinator

  • It's clear that Brandon values their employees and has a vested interest in maintaining a high standard in the people they employ, which is amazing to see. Whether you have experience in support or are completely new to it, Brandon will make sure you are ready to begin making a difference to people's lives.

    Jason, Support Worker

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