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Relief Care Support Worker (Supported Living Services)


  • Zero hours
  • 2024-07-31
  • £11.72 - £12.17 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Bank
  • Job code: 030624-47548

We are looking to recruit Relief Support Workers to our Supported Living Services across North Devon, particularly our Bideford services.  If you are looking for a rewarding career in care, or have previous experience in a similar role, we would like to hear from you.

The key purpose of the role is to provide excellent support to people with disabilities whilst respecting their preferences and choices, enabling them to participate in their community as valued citizens.

The post holder will need to be flexible and available at short notice to cover shifts over 7 days per week, including evenings, weekends and occasional sleep ins (paid at £64 per night).

What we offer:

  • Excellent pay rates.
  • Free parking.
  • Full e-learning training provided including the Care Certificate.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Staff referral scheme.
  • Free Will writing service
  • Employee of the Month scheme.
  • The opportunity to develop your direct care skills in a growing, vibrant organisation.
  • To work as part of a supportive team who promote excellence & core values.

About Us

The Northam Care Trust are the largest social care provider and Charity employer in North Devon and one of the most established with over 43 years governed by local volunteer Trustees.

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Zero hours with day shifts over 7 days per week plus sleep ins.

Job location


Job category

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


The Northam Care Trust Offering Choices, Supporting Outcomes

Type of organisation



Health and social care


The Northam Care Trust is a charity formed in 1978 and our mission is to support people with learning and physical disabilities in having choice and control in achieving the best possible quality of life, evidenced by real quality outcomes and supported by our passion for excellence.

We are based in Northam and Bideford in North Devon and have developed person centred support for people with profound and multiple learning and other disabilities and complex needs in residential and day activities. Excellent communication, respect, dignity, engagement, support for carers and a set of values and behaviours underpin our work and add value with personalisation at the core.

We are the only organisation in North Devon and North Cornwall providing this high care specialist service and we are a vital resource for families and carers whose relatives live in our accommodation or use our community support facilities including the range of day activities we offer at The Rose Hill Activity Centre.

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