Support worker (Woodseats (D))


Woodseats (D)

£8.20 - £8.90/hour

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- Yorkshire and the Humber -- South Yorkshire -- Norton

Job Type

Friday, October 16, 2020

FULL TIME SUPPORT WORKERS – Norton/Woodseats, Sheffield

Heathcotes Group are currently seeking full time Support Workers for our residential care home in Sheffield. Heathcotes Woodseats is home to 8 service users, Males and Females with Learning disabilities, Mobility issues, Mental Health requirements, Autism and Behaviour that may challenge, Support staff within the service will support the individual’s on a 1:1 and 2:1 basis with all aspects of their day to day life’s, This will be different each day from a range of different Activity’s, Day trips, Home visits and  Class’s within in the community’s.

The Role of a Support Worker:

  • Encourage individuals to live a life that makes sense to them.
  • Provide emotional support and encouragement where and when it is needed.
  • Always using a person-centered approach.
  • Monitoring & reporting changes in health, behaviour and needs to relevant professionals.
  • Ensuring the home is organised according to the needs of the service users and that safety measures are in place, you may also be expected to assist with housework, shopping, laundry.
  • Transporting individuals or escorting to medical or other appointments and social activities.
  • Supporting those who need it with budgeting and money management.


  • A compassionate and friendly can-do attitude.
  • A willingness to work some evenings, weekends & bank holidays.
  • Drivers preferred but not essential.

Shift Pattern:  As a Support Worker your shifts are 12hrs & 14hrs shifts working 2 on 3 off 2 on 2 off on a rolling rota basis. 40 hours per week

What we offer in return:

  • Pay rate is between £8.20-£8.90 per hour dependant on qualifications/experience.
  • Paid holidays & Paid enhanced DBS check.
  • Pension scheme.
  • 12-week induction programme working towards achieving the Care Certificate & ongoing training support.
  • Excellent career progression opportunities.
  • Refer a friend scheme of £50 (ts&cs apply).

If you are looking for a long and rewarding career, where you can really make a difference to the lives of the people we support, and you feel that you have the right values, attitude, and experience for the role of Support Worker, then we are keen to hear from you!

Apply below and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in touch!

Contact information

Jade Hall