Job Reference: TOLVWN11123

Support Worker - Tolvean


Salary: £12.30 per hour night rate

Hours: 13.5

Closing Date: 01/12/23

Job Description

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 enthusiastic, resourceful and forward-thinking people and are excited to be recruiting Support Workers to support individuals within our Redruth service. ​

​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.

The hub is a unique dimension to Supported Living and you will be supporting individuals as a point of contact, with their planned activities and personal care requirements, as well as moving & handling people and providing distress behaviour support (when required).  The role would involve supporting aspects of day-to-day living, personal care and accessing the community.​Support with planning meals, medication administration and most importantly developing relationships with family and peers.

We are looking for people who can engage with different personalities and bring energy, adaptability, and commitment to a support role where every day is different.  Yesterday you may have been watching a show at the Theatre in Plymouth.  Today you may be supporting with daily living skills and shopping, and tomorrow, you may find yourself in Charlestown drinking coffee.

There is the opportunity to work directly with people depending on your interest and skills.

We also look at a combination of 1:1 support hours with individuals with complex needs and there will be times when you will be part of our core background support and delivering 2:1 support for specific tasks with individuals.  You will need to be comfortable with supporting with personal care.

​​About the usual working pattern:​

​​Wk. 1 Saturday 22:00-07:00

Wk. 2 Friday & Saturday 22:00-07:00

We will provide you with:​

  • ​Quality training and development opportunities to maintain and enhance your skills and knowledge​
  • Big financial rewards through our Refer a Friend Scheme​
  • Vouchers at Christmas, your work anniversary, and your birthday ​
  • Paid DBS​
  • The opportunity to earn overtime.​
  • Free 24/7 confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) to support your health and wellbeing ​
  • …and more!​

​Closing date: ​

The closing date for this vacancy is 15th December 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​