Job Reference: SCWN0523

Waking Night Support Worker

St. Clare, Penzance

Salary: £11.30-£11.50 per hour (+£1.00 night rate enhancement for hours worked between 10pm-7am)

Hours: 9.5 hours per week

Closing Date: 9th June 2023

Job Description

Havencare Homes and Support Limited is a forward-thinking charity that supports people with learning disabilities and autism, and we have an opportunity for an enthusiastic, resourceful, and forward-thinking person to join Havencare as one of our Waking Night Support Workers.

We are looking for someone who can engage with different personalities and bring energy, adaptability, and commitment to this support role.

You would be part of our waking night team based at St Clare in Penzance where we have a supported lifestyles project that supports 8 individuals who live in their own flats.

St Clare’s is a service that enables each person to receive 1:1 support at different times of the day and have access to our shared support hub 24/7.  The communal hub is a unique dimension to supported lifestyles where staff are on hand day and night as a point of contact for support when needed.

Our Waking Night Support Workers are required to remain awake and work as part of a team, providing high quality person centred care and support throughout the night for the people who live at St Clare.  Your responsibilities will also include supporting with health needs such as epilepsy, emotional support, timely and accurate recordkeeping and updating of support plans.  You will also be required to undertake some household tasks that can be difficult to complete during the day.

*This is a part time role (9.5 hours per week) working on the following shift pattern:

Week 1: Sunday 2200-0800
Week 2: Friday 2200-0700

Additional hours may be available.

At Havencare we don’t think that experience is everything, first and foremost we are looking for outstanding people with outstanding values that align with Havencare’s values of Transparency, Quality and Engagement.  If you believe you have these qualities, please contact us to explore this exciting opportunity to join our existing team in Penzance.

In return we will provide

  • Quality training to ensure you have all the skills you require to succeed
  • Continual 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
  • Financial incentive for our Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Vouchers at Christmas, your work anniversary, and your birthday
  • Paid DBS

Closing date:  9th June 2023 – 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

To apply, you can:

Text your name and number to 07365635516
Email your name and number to
Complete this online form (copy and paste this link into your address bar):
Or contact our recruitment team by calling 01752 251476

Please view the role brief for this position here: 2023 – Support Worker – Role Brief – St. Clare

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SMS: Text your name and number to 07365635516

Email: Email your name and number to

Online: Complete this online form

Phone: Contact our recruitment team by calling 01752 251476