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Support Worker – Cover Hours

Plymouth

  • Full time
  • 2024-07-05
  • £12 a hour
  • Travel expenses: no
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 070624-50430

Hourly Rate: £12 per hour​ (+ enhancements for complex service and for night working and sleep in duties)​
Annual earning potential: £24,960​

Hours: 40 hours per week​
​Location: Plymouth
​Essential: Male-only, Full UK driver’s license *​

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 an enthusiastic, resourceful and forward-thinking person and are excited to be recruiting a Support Worker to support individuals across our Plymouth services.​​

About the Role: ​

Your role would involve supporting people with all aspects of day-to-day living, some aspects of personal care, in their homes and out in the community. The people you would support have a range of interests which include going to cinema, disco, picnic in the park, trampolining. They also enjoy walking into town for a coffee, shopping and exploring different places by bus or train.  If you share these interests, then this could be a great opportunity for you to work in an environment that combines your shared interests with your career.   ​

About the usual working pattern:​

You would work on an open Rota providing cover over one or more of our Plymouth Supported Living Services (i.e., during leave, training, or other absences), giving you the opportunity to make a real difference to multiple people we support. This includes 14-hour shifts and sleep-in duties. We aim to allocate your hours 4 weeks ahead so that your work/life balance is of quality also. ​

* We are looking for a driver with Full UK Driving license ​

* Male – For occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a male only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9). ​

​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
Annual pay of £24,960 and the opportunity to earn overtime…and more!​

Closing date: ​

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday the 5th July 2024. 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

Does the job role include personal care?: Yes

Working Patterns:

You would work on an open Rota providing cover over one or more of our Plymouth Supported Living Services (i.e., during leave, training, or other absences), giving you the opportunity to make a real difference to multiple people we support. This includes 14-hour shifts and sleep-in duties. We aim to allocate your hours 4 weeks ahead so that your work/life balance is of quality also.

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Job category

Care / support worker, Learning disabilities, Supported living

Profile

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

Type of organisation

Charity

Sector

Health and social care

Description

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.

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