Support Worker - Adult Residential

Location: Bromyard

Salary: £17,628 - 19,558 per year

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 19/11/2020

Role: Support Worker – Adult Residential *Permanent Contract*

Contract: Full Time Contract 37 hour contract on a 3 week rolling rota
Rota Pattern: mixture of earlies and lates 07:30am -14:30pm or 14:00pm -21:30pm
Training: They offer an extensive training package and internal progression.  After 6-month probation they also offer Level 3

Salary: £17,628- £19,558 (range dependent on experience, salary will increase on a salary scale once employed)

I am recruiting for one of Safehands Recruitments prestigious clients based in the Herefordshire area. You will be working as part of a large community of specialised workers to support adults with a range of learning difficulties, autism, communication difficulties, challenging behaviours, and other complex needs within a spacious residential site. The site consists of a number of self-contained bungalows where you will be supporting the client to gain independence and personal skills.

Excellent opportunities and bonuses are offered to workers such as NVQs, 2 week induction programme and 30 days annual leave per year. Working hours include earlies and lates, on a rota basis including weekdays and weekends. Full driving licence is essential.

• Assisting clients with all aspects of personal care, promoting self-help and independence in-line with care plans and supporting with moving and handling techniques
• Assisting the administration of medication
• Assisting with domestic duties
• Supporting clients to access the community
• Participate in regular review meetings and risk assessments
• Attend and contribute to team meetings
• Managing challenging behaviour in a safe and effective manner
• To maintain knowledge and operate within current legislation and company policies and procedures
• Promote in dependence and develop a trusting relationship with the clients
• Maintain confidentiality at all times
• Report any concerns that may indicate safety and wellbeing is being compromised
• To undertake all mandatory training in line with company policies and procedure

Person Specification:
• Staff must be flexible with shift patterns
• Willingness to train to NVQ standard
• Good values and aspiration to want to work in the Health and Social Care sector
• Experience within a Health and Social Care would be advantageous but not essential
• All applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check and 5 years referencing


• Fully funded Diploma Level 3 in Health and Social Care with on-site tutorial support

• Advantageous shift patterns

• Opportunities for internal progression, for example to Shift Leader and Home Manager

• Pension Scheme
• Childcare Voucher Scheme
• Comprehensive training and support given in:
• Safeguarding
• Positive Behaviour Management
• Autism Awareness
• Equality and Diversity
• First Aid
• Food safety
• Epilepsy awareness
• Mental capacity act and deprivation of liberties (adult care)
• The opportunity to make a difference to someone’s life and wellbeing
• Travel Scheme available to help support with travel costs
• A working day that allows you to bring your interests into work for the benefit of those in our care – for example: walking, trips out shopping, sports and recreational activities

Candidates with no experience looking to pursue a new career within Health and Social Care will be considered.  Will consider candidates without experience who have transferable skills and a passion to support individuals.

Interviews are being set up ASAP with flexible times – virtual interviews.  Next inductions are being held on 8th December 2020 or 12th January 2021. 

If this role is of interest to you, please apply for the role immediately either by calling Donna Morgan on 01905 788 090 or email your CV to


Salary£17,628 - 19,558 per year
Job ReferenceSW Bromyard
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date19/11/2020
Regional OfficeWorcester
Date Posted12/11/2020

To discuss this position further please contact:

Donna Morgan

Principal Recruitment Consultant

Telephone01242 505433

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