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Support Worker (Days)


  • Part time
  • 2023-12-04
  • £11.55 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 011123-48611

Hourly Rate: £11.55 (£11.30 base rate+25p per hour for complex)
Hours: Full Time (40hrs & 32hrs)

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: Where Every Person Matters! 🌟

Meet the fantastic four, the heart of The Firs – a place they proudly call home.

Step into a world of endless possibilities where you play a pivotal role in transforming lives. Dive into a culture that fosters personal growth, encourages positive risks, and celebrates achievements. With your unwavering motivation, resilience, and infectious positivity, you’ll lead the charge, inspiring others with your exemplary actions.

At The Firs, we don’t just provide care; we create meaningful connections. You’ll champion change, setting a standard of excellence through your dedication and outstanding practice. Earn respect by embracing fairness, consistency, and empathy – embodying a truly Person-Centred Approach.

But that’s not all. We believe in collaboration, working hand-in-hand with the individuals we support, their families, advocates, and a skilled multi-disciplinary team. Together, we ensure everyone receives the exceptional care they deserve, because at The Firs, every person’s “dream” matters.

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

Essential for the role:

  • Full UK driver’s license
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and subscription to the Update Service; right to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

Post 1 – 40hrs

  • Week 1: Monday 13:00 – 19:00 / Tuesday 08:00 – 19:00 Friday 07:00 – 21:00 / Sunday 08:00– 21:00
  • Week 2: Monday 08:00 – 21:00 / Tuesday 07:00- 19:00 / Thursday 08:00 – 19:00

Post 2 – 32hrs

  • Week 1: Tuesday 17:00 – 21:00 / Saturday 08:00 – 21:00 / Sunday 07:00 – 21:00
  • Week 2: Monday 15:00 – 19:00 / Tuesday 17:00 – 21:00 / Friday 08:00 – 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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