Support Worker

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Residential Support Worker
Woodlands - Gunnislake - Cornwall
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Position: Support Worker (Residential)

Location: Gunnislake - Cornwall

Salary: £8.00 rising to £8.75 after 12 weeks induction

Hours: Full time, permanent

Benefits: DBS and training paid for, flexible working hours, Wider Wallet (Highstreet shopping online) discount scheme, comprehensive induction and training, realistic progression (we are an award-winning organisation who are committed to developing people from within)


What I enjoy about my job is that every day is different. I like seeing that we make a difference to the people we support – it feeds the soul’

How many people do you know that can say this about their jobs? Fancy a change? Ever thought of becoming a support worker?

“After breakfast, the people we support either relax, or get involved in activities of their choice, which I help them with. This might include attending communication workshops, playing games, going on trips around the county, going shopping, or anything else planned in their weekly schedules.

“Afterwards, some people like to go to the pub, where they’re fondly known by the locals. We judge the value of activities by asking: “does this meet their individual needs, and make them smile?”

We are looking for support workers for our lovely residential homes in Gunnislake, Cornwall. We are paying £8.00 (rising to £8.75 after 12 weeks induction) an hour and have full time, part-time and bank positions available.

Benefits include

  • Flexible working hours
  • DBS & training paid for
  • Wider Wallet online discount scheme
  • Comprehensive induction and training
  • Realistic progression (we are an award-winning organisation who are committed to developing people from within)
  • Staff pension

About Us

Woodlands is a large property spread over three floors within a small established community on the edge of the Tamar Valley in Gunnislake, East Cornwall. We support people with learning disabilities, mental health issues and other concurrent complex needs.

We will support them with a range of activities including budget planning and support with finances, along with meal planning, preparation and shopping, household tasks, including laundry and housework. Planning social and leisure activities including college, voluntary work, establishing community links, promoting self-advocacy or supporting access to advocacy services.

About you

If you are a lover of the outdoors you will fit in nicely and if you are the creative type and love arts and crafts even better! The most important thing is that you are passionate about what you do and compassionate towards the people we support. Otherwise we ask that you are flexible in the hours you can work have good spoken and written English and are willing to learn and develop in your role.

Experience is desirable but not necessary as we have an excellent training programme in place!

So, if you fancy a change of career, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Please note that when you apply you will be asked to do a quick registration online first.





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