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Support Worker

  • Location:

    Shirley, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

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  • Salary:

    £8.21 - £8.50 per hour

  • Contact:

    Nikki Hunt

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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  • Consultant:

    Nikki Hunt

-Are you looking for a full time job in the Southampton area?

- Are you committed to providing care and support to vulnerable adults with additional needs?

- Would you like to work within a supportive team to enhance the lives of vulnerable adults?

This role is based on 40 hours per week across Monday- Sunday. You will be working on a 2 week rolling rota of 12 hour shifts. These may range from 8am - 8pm / 6am - 6pm / 10am - 10pm this role will include working every other weekend.

This position is working within a 13 bedded unit for adults with mild to moderate learning disabilities, mental health needs and some challenging behaviours.

We are looking for someone that has the confidence to be a decision-maker, who is able to use initiative and instinct and always have the best interests of the individual you are supporting in mind. A level of communication skills that will enable you to find common ground and gain trust is essential.

You will be required to assist clients into the community on a daily basis to complete leisure activities or to encourage social integration where required.

Holiday allowance for this role is 30 days per year.

Full training will be given and our client will provide the funding for you to sit the formal care qualifications that are then yours to own. Other ad hoc training will be given on various needs within the business or training they feel will help you understand and be qualified to deal with particular areas and criteria of a care role.

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.