Job Reference: SLCLT0123

Support Workers

Leedstown, Hayle

Salary: Starting at £10.80 - £11.00 per hour (with sleep-ins, there is the potential to earn £26,635 p/a)

Hours: Various full and part-time contracts with sleep-in duties as required. Casual roles also available

Closing Date: The closing date for this vacancy is the 6th April 2023. Applications will be considered as and when received.

Job Description

Havencare Homes and Support Limited is a forward-thinking charity that supports people with learning disabilities and autism, and we have opportunities for enthusiastic, resourceful, and forward-thinking people to join Havencare as Support Workers.

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 our values of Transparency, Quality and Engagement.

We have a great opportunity for someone who has a thirst to learn about autism and non-speaking communication skills to join our existing team supporting two autistic gentleman who moved into their new home in September 2022. If you want to play an important role for change and liberation, this role could be for you.

To help you decide if this opportunity is right for you, here is a bit more about the role and the two individuals …

Gentleman 1 is an autistic man in his early 30s, who enjoys nothing more than spending time relaxing in the garden, listening and taking in all the interesting sounds that nature can offer.

Do you like marine life and visiting aquariums?
Do you have an interest in sensory profiling?
Do you like getting lost enjoying the tranquility of a pond or lake?
Could you sit in a café and watch the word go by?

If you share similar interest to this gentleman, then this could be the role for you!

Gentleman 2 is an autistic man in his mid-50s who is incredibly active and loves nothing more than being out in the fresh air and by the sea and spending time with his loving and devoted family.

Do you like swimming and water sports? Would you love a job where you can combine your passion with your job?
Are you a keen gardener who loves nothing more than planting and landscaping?
Are you partial to a good singsong and dance?
Do you like a good fish and chip supper?

If you share similar interests to this gentleman, then this could be the role for you!

During the day these gentlemen are supported by 2 staff when accessing the community to ensure they remain safe and get the best and most meaningful experience from their days.

Desirable: Both gentlemen have their own vehicles, so a driving license is preferable but negotiable for the right candidate.

Rota / working pattern opportunities (flexibility can be discussed at interview)
Week 1: Friday: 15:30-23:00, Saturday: 08:00-15:30, Sunday: 09:00-19:00
Week 2: Monday: 15:30-23:00, Tuesday: 15:30-23:00

Contract: 20 hours per week but open to negotiate additional hours for the right candidate.

If you are the right person to support these gentlemen, we will provide you with:

  • 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: The closing date for this vacancy is the 6th April 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

Apply Now

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Phone: Contact our recruitment team by calling 01752 251476