Job Reference: PTSWRR

Part Time Support Worker - Redruth

Salary: £12.00ph

Hours: 18

Closing Date: 21st June 2024

Job Description

Support Worker ​

Hourly Rate: £12.00​
Hours: 18 per week​
Location: Redruth​

Havencare is a forward-thinking and growing charity.  We have been making a difference for 35 years, changing the lives of people who have learning disabilities, autism, brain injuries, and other support needs. Our big aims include every person having a home that is right for them, and support for the life they choose.​

​At Havencare, first and foremost, we are looking for outstanding people who align with our values of Transparency, Quality and Engagement.​

​We are looking for an enthusiastic, resourceful and forward-thinking person and are excited to be recruiting a Support Worker to support individuals within our service in Redruth.​

​About the Role: ​


MR B has been supported by Havencare since 2015, he has 18hrs 1-1 support a week with a flexibility to go to 24hrs, these shifts can range from 09:00 – 15:00 3 days a week, MR B does like flexibility to fit around his plans. MR B is autistic, he lives independently in his own flat, he drives and owns his own car, which he takes great pride of.

He needs support reading letters, organising, and paying bills, and generally sorting paperwork. He likes support to make phone calls and speak on his behalf but likes to be involved and listen to the conversations. MR B 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 B has his own flat and requires support with maintaining all areas of his home, prompting with personal hygiene. He makes his own decisions and will plan a week ahead on what he wants to do.

He has a good sense of humour and enjoys having a laugh and a joke, playing practical jokes on his support looking for a great response.

He requires someone who enjoys his interests Truck and train spotting, photography, General elections, learning about History World War 1 & 2, He enjoys going to truck shows, Vintage Rallies, Royal Cornwall show, traveling, Eurovision song contest, Gaming playing Simulation games and going to the cinema.

MR B would like someone a few years older than him in their 30’s. and a driver. They must be Responsible, Reliable, a good listener, understanding, good timekeeping as he doesn’t like people who are late and must inform him if they can’t do a shift. Doesn’t like to be pressured and likes to take things in his own stride.

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
  • The opportunity to earn overtime.​

Closing date: ​

The closing date for this vacancy is 21st June 2024. Applications will be considered as and when received.​

​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​

​Check out the role brief and assignment information here 2021 Support Worker – Role Brief.docx