Job Reference: SLTORSW

Support Worker

Brixham, Devon

Salary: £11.80 - £12.00 per hour (sleep-in £54 per night)

Hours: Various full and part-time contracts with sleep-in duties as required

Closing Date: 15th 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.

We have opportunities to work in one of our new services and are looking 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.

Joining this new team, you will be supporting Matt, who has currently moved into his own home in Brixham, after spending several years in hospital in Cardiff. Matt is looking for a team that can support him on his transition journey into his new home.

Here are some words from Matt’s family:

“We would like Matt’s support team to learn as much about Matt from what we have shared that includes observations from existing carers of Matt interacting with those around him; knowledge of Matt’s, behaviours (anxious and quiet moments) and interests which are vital to understand for all staying in his home. Matt has trouble understanding the do’s and don’ts of life, but he does have a high level of intelligence that includes reading, writing, excellent recall, operating a laptop, iPad, games, and he also enjoys pen and paper hangman. Patience and flexibility with Matt are important and there are numerous interests he finds enjoyment in that includes music, dance, stories, film scenes – called up from the internet – films and comedy series.”

Havencare 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

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

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Phone: Contact our recruitment team by calling 01752 251476