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Day and Night Support Worker

The Firs, Paignton

  • Part time
  • 2023-12-04
  • £11.55 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 011123-48610

Hourly Rate: £11.55 (£11.30 base rate +25p per hour for complex and +£1 for hours worked between 22:00 – 07:00)
Hours: 19 hours per week

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 service in The Firs, Paignton.

About the Role:

🌟 Join The Firs Family: 🌙 Embrace the Night, Illuminate the Day: Where Every Person Matters! 🌟

From the extraordinary four who call The Firs their home and become a beacon of support in the night. We’re not just a team; we’re a family that believes in making every moment count.

As a Night Waker with one daytime shift, you’ll be the guardian of dreams, ensuring peace and security when the world sleeps. But that’s not all – you’ll also have the opportunity to shine in the daylight, making a difference in the lives of the people we support.

At The Firs, we nurture your potential, fostering skills that illuminate both day and night. Your resilience, positivity, and dedication will inspire others, shaping a brighter future for everyone we care for. Your ability to lead change will not only impact lives but also create a warm, supportive environment where dreams flourish.

We value your unique perspective and commitment to our Person-Centred Approach. Collaborating closely with our residents, their families, and our multidisciplinary team, you’ll ensure that exceptional care knows no bounds.

Join us at The Firs and embrace a fulfilling journey where your night time vigilance and daytime dedication create a tapestry of compassion. Be the light that guides dreams, whether under the stars or the sun. Together, let’s make every moment extraordinary! ✨🌙☀️

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

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

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Post 1 – 19hrs

  •   Week 1: Friday 19:00 – 07:00
  •   Week 2: Tuesday 19:00 – 07:00 / Sunday 07:00 – 21:00

Job location

The Firs
60 Upper Manor Road


Job category

Care / support worker, 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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