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support worker

  • Location:

    Totton and Eling, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Support Work

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £8.21 - £9.15 per hour + overtime available

  • Contact:

    Faye Stovell

  • Contact email:


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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:


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  • Consultant:

    Faye Stovell

Our client; a small supported living home for adults with learning difficulties in the centre of Totton; Southampton, are looking for day and waking night support worker to join their small friendly team on a part time basis. This supported living home requires bank support worker to cover a variety of hours on a week by week basis, giving you the flexibility to work the days that suit you on a weekly basis. This job is paying £8.21- £9.15 / hour. They also have full time hours available if this is more suitable to your situation.

This supported living home provides thorough ongoing training and support and believes in developing staff on an ongoing basis to aid strong personal career development. They are passionate about creating a family feel in their home to support the 6 residents that they accommodate full time.

Shifts are varied and can be 7am til 2pm, 2.30pm til 10pm's. We also have some waking night cover requirements if preferred to day work. Please only apply if you are able to work a mixture of early and late shifts, or are seeking nights that start at 9.15pm finishing 7.15am.

This organisation is looking for support workers who has passionate about supporting with those with challenging and sometime unpredictable behaviours. The service users are not violent but can be challenging in their behaviours. You may only have a small amount of experience in the sector or just a passion with no experience but with the right attitude our client can provide all the training you need to work comfortably in this role.

Proact SKIPr training will be given to the successful candidate, if you wish to progress into a more stable contract.

If you would like to hear more about this role please feel free to call Faye on 07469854010 for an informal chat or apply below.

No experience required, however please be prepared to explain why you would be an asset within this team.

Main duties within our Support Worker vacancies:

  • Working a variety of shifts including early and lates and waking nights if this is something preferred.
  • Supporting clients within a supported living unit in Totton.
  • Assisting with meal preparation
  • Supporting clients within day groups and social activities
  • Assisting with Personal Care
  • Encouraging client's independence
  • Helping with general housekeeping
  • Dealing with challenging behaviours
  • Meal preparation
  • Personal care on occasions
  • Working a mixture of early and late shifts, weekend and waking night work are also available.
  • No sleep in's are required.

The Benefits

  • Clear career progression
  • Reputable, well known company
  • £250 Refer a friend scheme
  • Dedicated consultant
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Employer Contribution Pension scheme
  • 24-hour access to online training
  • No sleep in shifts required.

If you have always wanted to become a support worker but have never had the opportunity due to lack of experience or qualifications, this could be the opportunity you have been waiting for! OR If you are already a support worker looking to for a new challenge, this role could offer your career the stepping stone to new opportunities working alongside other care professionals.

If this position sounds of interest, please click "Apply Online". One of the Vetro team will be in touch to talk about the role in more detail and your experience.

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.