Job Reference: PTWSWTHOM2024

Part Time Weekend Support Worker - St Austell (THOM)

Salary: £12.00 - £13.00ph

Hours: 12

Closing Date: 14/06/2024


Job Description

Weekend Support Worker

Hourly Rate: £12.00 day rate £13.00 night rate (22:00-07:00) (+£2 per hour on usual hourly rate for all overtime)
Hours: 12 hours per week*

Location: St. Austell, Cornwall

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 Melissa within our service in St. Austell.

About the Role:

This role is diverse and needs someone who can provide support and care to various people throughout their working day.

Each person has their own flat and receives a level of 1:1 support delivery at different times of the day and have access to a shared support hub.

Melissa likes it when you sing with her, engaging in intensive interaction or driving to a National Trust Garden. Experience of working with people with profound difficulties is desirable but a warm, nurturing, and fun approach to meeting her needs is essential.  Melissa has her own wheelchair adapted vehicle, so a full and clean driving licence is essential.

For occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a female only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

This is a weekend only post and would suit those looking for part-time weekend work.

About the usual working pattern:

Week 1:

Sunday: 08:00-18:00

Week 2:

Saturday: 08:00-22:00

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
  • Annual pay of £5304 and the opportunity to earn overtime.
  • A generous overtime rate.
  • …and more!

Closing date: 

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 17th May 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 – 2023 Support Worker – Role Brief – Porthpean.pdf