Job Reference: WATJSW1023

Support Worker


Salary: £11.55 (£11.30 base rate +25p complex service)

Hours: Part Time - Full Time

Closing Date: Friday 8th December 2023

Job Description

Support Worker

Hourly Rate: £11.55 (£11.30 base rate +25p complex service)
Hours: Various full and part time positions available​

Location: Plymouth ​

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.​

About the Role:

We are looking for enthusiastic, resourceful and forward-thinking people and are excited to be recruiting Support Workers to support individual in her own home. ​

She likes to be busy and active, enjoys social opportunities and opportunities to interact with others. She has an infectious personality and is a pleasure to be around. She has a severe Learning Disability and other health conditions. She may display behaviours of concern at times.​

The aim of the job role would be to work as part of the wider team, role modelling outstanding care and support needs for the individual, promoting the individual’s independence, and maintaining and promoting life skills, as well as supporting their health and well-being needs and requirements.​

You will be resilient with a positive outlook and have an upbeat approach to supporting people. You will be a great planner, organiser and motivator to support individuals with access to achieve an outcome focused support plan. You will be a great role model and be able to connect through great communication and drive towards accessing the community. ​

Applicants with experience of Learning Disabilities and complex needs is preferred but not essential. Previous experience of supporting people with complex needs in supported living or domiciliary support would be an advantage.​

About the usual working pattern:

Shift pattern will in 3pm till 10pm sleep in 8am-10pm sleep in covering day and weekends.

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​

Closing date:

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 8th 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​

Check out the role brief and assignment information here: 2023 Support Worker – Role Brief – WATJ.pdf


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