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Support Workers


  • Various hours
  • 2022-07-26
  • £10.60 - £10.80 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 310522-33535

Salary: £10.60 – £10.80 per hour (sleep-in £54 per night)
Hours: Various full and part-time contracts with sleep-in duties as required

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 in Brixham, Devon 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 is currently in hospital in Cardiff, and is shortly moving to his new home in Brixham. Matt is looking for a team that can support him transitioning from hospital into his new home. As part of the transition, there will be a 4-week intensive induction plan, which involves training & travelling to Cardiff to meet Matt (expenses will be paid) and working closely with his family who are local to Brixham.

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

Closing date:  The closing date for this vacancy is 26th July 2022. 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

Job location


Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Learning disabilities, Supported living


Havencare Homes and Support Limited Supporting people with learning disabilities and autism

Type of organisation



Health and social care


Havencare Homes and Support Limited is a forward-thinking charity that provides social care services for people with learning disabilities and autism.

Offering supported living and residential care services, we use a range of approaches to empower individuals, help them to be as independent as possible and nurture their potential with dignity and respect.

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