Job Reference: PTSW1RALJ

Part Time Support Worker - Penzance (RALJ)

Salary: £12.00 - £13.00ph

Hours: 8 plus 1 Sleep

Closing Date: 14th June 2024


Job Description

Support Worker 1

Hourly Rate: £12.00 – £13.00 per hour. Sleeps ins paid at £11.42ph​
Hours: 8 hours per week and 1 sleep

Location: Penzance​

About Mr R

Mr R has been supported by Havencare since 2020. He has an established team and is supported 1 to 1 from 1000 – 2200, sleep and then cover 0800 – 1000. Mr R is autistic and lives with an acquired brain injury, he sometimes has trouble understanding the do’s and don’ts of life, he can get information muddled up and this causes him to feel really anxious. Mr R needs skilled, timely and patient emotional support to focus on his understanding and to manage distress when things don’t go as he expects.

Mr R  has his own home and requires support with maintaining all areas of his home and health, although he is independent with his medication and is empowered and involved with decision making about his life. Mr R is encouraged to continually talk to staff to explore and understand the day ahead, to include get out & about to visit and explore various destinations. We are currently supporting him to consider different ways he can fill his week with things he enjoys doing.

Mr R  has his own home and requires support with maintaining all areas of his home and health, although he is independent with his medication and is empowered and involved with decision making about his life.

Mr R is an avid Pirates fan with a season ticket, and attends as many matches as he can, it isn’t essential that his staff have a knowledge of rugby as he will take time to explain everything you ever needed to know and more. Mr R has a wicked sense of humour, and enjoys having a laugh and a joke, he enjoys watching all sports on TV and is a budding cook – he has all James Martin books and enjoys the opportunity to watch live shows when he is touring locally. He also enjoys to walk, improve his garden and sets himself projects to make things from wood for his home. He requires someone that will enjoy what he enjoys.

Essential for the role: 

  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and subscription to the Update Service; right to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

We will provide you with:​

  • Quality training and development opportunities to maintain and enhance your skills and knowledge
  • Free 24/7 confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing
  • Big financial rewards through our Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Vouchers at Christmas, your work anniversary, and your birthday
  • Paid DBS

If your application is successful, any offer of employment will be subject to:​

  • ​ A satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and subsequent registration for the DBS Update Service​
  •  2 acceptable / satisfactory references​
  • Evidence of eligibility / right to work in the UK​

Please read the Role Brief – 2023 – Role Brief – Cover Hours Support Worker.pdf