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Care Support Worker


  • Shift work
  • 2022-07-29
  • £9.60 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 220622-34118

The Lawns is a home for 12 adults with Learning Disabilities. The Care Support Worker will have duties that support residents in their daily lives, including:

  • Personal care
  • Meal preparation
  • Administering medication with another staff member
  • Laundry
  • Activities and outings
  • Completing care plans/key worker training
  • Working alongside the staff team and other reasonable duties as required to support the running of the home.

We work on a 2 week rolling rota which at present includes day shifts 9am – 9pm and sleep-ins 9pm-9am. These are the current hours:

Week 1

Tuesday 9am-9pm

Wednesday 9am-9pm and sleep-in (9pm-9am)

Thursday 9am-6pm

Week 2

Wednesday 9am-9pm and sleep-in (9pm-9am)

Thursday 9am-6pm

Saturday 9am-9pm

Sunday sleep-in (9pm-9am)

There is the opportunity to do extra shifts to cover holidays/sickness available when needed.

Health and Social care qualifications would be an advantage but not essential. Training will be given. DBS required, paid for by the employer.

The position is available straight away after the necessary references and DBS checks have been completed. Training and shadowing shifts will be carried out.


  • Discounted or free food
  • On-site parking


12 hour shift
Day shift
Night shift

COVID-19 considerations:
Due to Covid-19 there will be a socially distanced interview and face coverings are required. Please do a lateral flow test before visiting the home. Government guidance followed with regards to PPE etc in the home.

Shift availability:

Day shift (preferred)
Overnight shift (preferred)

Please provide an email address
Please provide a telephone number
You can upload your CV here

Job location

The Lawns
52 Plymouth Road
PL19 8BU

Job category

Care / support worker, Entry level roles, Learning disabilities, Residential care home


The Lawns Residential Care Home Care home for adults with learning disabilities

Type of organisation



Health and social care


12 bedded-home. 10 in main house and 2 in an annex attached to the home to promote independence.

Support staff encourage independence to the individual’s ability, needs, and choice.

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