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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.21 - £9.15 per hour + enhancements for bank holidays,

  • Contact:

    Faye Stovell

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Faye Stovell

Are you an experienced Support Worker who wants to make a difference in the lives of Adults with Learning Disabilities?

Are you looking for a job where you can work full time hours, in a guaranteed permanent position?

Are you a car driver and willing to drive the services car for day service trips and able to work within Totton?

Looking for a role that requires no sleep in duties?

The Person

As a support worker you will be expected to work in the supported living unit to support in all aspects of the daily lives of the individuals. this job will require you to carry out certain personal care duties and develop strong, trusting relationships with the clients you are supporting in your job role. You may have a personal connection, a quite simply a desire to work with or real life experiences working with autistic people. You might not have lots of experience yet, but if you are willing to make a difference to the lives of autistic people, this could be the career for you!

The successful candidates will be:

  • PROACT SCIPr trained or willing to undertake training(behaviour support)
  • Buccal Midazolam training will be provided.
  • confident working with those with additional needs, autism, learning disabilities and challenging behaviours.
  • Happy to undertake personal care needs with dignity of the individual
  • Resilient, able to work proactively with challenging behaviour
  • Willing and able to provide personal care to individuals
  • Individuals who value diversity, health and safety and are committed to safe working practices
  • Available for a full time role, working on a shift basis and becoming a permanent member of staff.
  • A car driver

Main duties within our Support Worker vacancies:

  • Supporting clients within the 6 bed supported living unit.
  • Assisting with meal preparation
  • Supporting clients within day groups and social activities
  • Assisting with Personal Care
  • Maintaining professional attitude at all times
  • Encouraging client's independence
  • Helping with general housekeeping
  • dealing with challenging behaviours

The Benefits

  • £250 Refer a friend scheme
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employer Contribution Pension scheme
  • 24-hour access to online training

You must be able to commit to working every other weekend, a mixture of early and late shifts. no night shifts are required for this role.

If you feel you have the skills and experience suited to this role please apply or feel free to give me a call for more information or an informal chat about this or other roles we have Faye Stovell - 02382 123355.

There is also a permanent full time waking night position available at this supported living unit.

We currently have a number of roles available additional to the vacancy also .. so if this role isn't quite what you are looking for please feel free to contact me to discuss our other support workers and care assistance jobs - these range from full and part time work; contracted; permanent as well as adhoc shifts. The roles are across Southampton, Portsmouth, Gosport and Fareham, Eastleigh and Hayling Island. Please feel free to contact me for an informal chat if you feel any of the above is of interest to you.

At Vetro Care, we have over 100 years' combined recruitment experience helping people plan their career path, navigate the job market and find their ideal role. We are REC and CIW registered and pride ourselves on the service we offer our clients and candidates. We will work alongside you at all stages of the job application process and help you identify, apply for and secure your ideal role.

Whether you are looking for a permanent or temporary position we're here to help.


Vetro Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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