Job Reference: SAUASW0324

Support Worker


Salary: £12 per hour

Hours: 12 Hours per week

Closing Date: Friday 12th April 2024

Job Description

Support Worker

Hourly Rate: £12 per hour ​
Hours: 12 hours per week​​

Location: Plymouth ​

Essential: Female-only, Full UK driver’s licence and access to a vehicle*​

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 across our Plymouth services.​​

About the Role: ​

Your role would involve supporting a lady out in the community. The lady you would be supporting has autism & she loves going for long drives to beauty spots & going to feed the ducks. On Mondays & Wednesdays she has 2-1 to support her to do the weekly food shopping & maybe a look around Peacocks for new clothes.

*We are looking for a driver with Full UK Driving license

* Female 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). 

About the usual working pattern:​

You would work the following:​

Monday – 10:30am- 2:30pm​

Wednesday – 10:30am- 2:30pm​

Friday – 10:30am- 2:30pm​

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 £7488 and the opportunity to earn overtime.​
  • …and more!​

Closing date: ​

The closing date for this vacancy is the Friday 12th April 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: 2024 Role Brief – Support Worker – SAUA (3).pdf