Support Worker

Havencare (South West) Limited
Truro, Cornwall
£9.10 per hour
18 Sep 2019
16 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Support Worker


Truro, Cornwall


£9.10 per hour

Job Description:

Havencare (South West) Limited are excited to be recruiting Support Workers to support an individual in their own home within Supported Living Service, supporting a gentleman with a severe Learning Difficulty, Mental Health needs and Autism, who may display behaviour of concern.

The aim of the job role would be to work as part of the wider team promoting the individual’s independence, and maintaining and promoting life skills, as well as supporting their health and wellbeing needs and requirements. You will be resilient with a positive outlook and have an upbeat approach to supporting people. You will be a great planner, organiser and motivator to support individuals with access to achieve an outcome focussed support plan. You will be a great role model and be able to connect through great communication and drive towards accessing the community.

Applicants with experience of Autism, complex needs and Mental Health needs is preferred. Previous experience of supporting people with complex needs in supported living or domiciliary support would be an advantage.

‘My name is Michael, I am currently in hospital in Taunton, I am moving back to Cornwall to be with my family in Truro. I am buying my own home in the Truro area and I am looking for a team that can support me for when I move. As with every house purchase this may take some time, but I am hoping to be living in my new home by November 2019, so would like to start thinking about what I would like from a support team. Havencare are going to support me interview a team based on information of what I would like to help build a team. I would like my team to start building a relationship with me a couple of weeks before I move. I have many professionals and a very supportive family around me that will help with all the training you will need to have the right knowledge to support me.

I am looking for support staff who like to be active, enjoy sports and can drive.

I would like staff that are experienced, consistent and resilient - I am a very lovely person to be around and I guarantee I will put a smile on your face, however sometimes when I become anxious I can behave in a way that pushes people away- but with great support from you I will be back to putting that smile on your face .’

Essential: Must be a driver

Hours Available: We have a variety of hours available, part time and full time. I have support 24/7 including sleep in staff and waking night staff- so please apply and let us know your available/preferred shifts/hours.

The hourly rate is £9.10.
Sleep ins are paid at £81.00

This is a 24 hour, 365 days per year service and you will need to be flexible to work as the service requires, including mornings, daytime, evenings and weekends.

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Other organisations may call this role Support Worker, Residential Support Worker, Care Worker, Carer, Care Assistant, Healthcare Assistant, Autism Support Worker, Support Team Assistant, Day Support Worker, Personal Care Assistant, Social Care Worker or Social Worker.