Support Worker jobs in Newton Abbot, United Kingdom

  • Permanent
  • TQ12



Support Worker
Pay rate: £13.50 (weekly pay)
Shift Pattern: 8-3:30, 3:30-11, 11-8
Requirements: Previous experience supporting people with a learning disability and mental health and a full UK driver’s license.
 Unfortunately, we cannot provide VISA sponsorship and we do not hire on a relocation basis, you must currently be based in/around the Torquay area and able to commute.
  We’ve got an exciting opportunity for the right person to work with an individual living in Torquay.

 This role will be supporting a young person with learning disability and mental health. She enjoys going out into the community and has an interest in social media particularly TikTok and many other social interests. We will provide staff on a 1:1 24/7 basis.

 If you are resilient, reliable, empathetic and looking for a role that truly makes a difference to someone else’s life then we want to hear from you. 

Key responsibilities

Support Workers cover all manners of support for others – from companionship and days out, to personal care and housekeeping. 
Support with all facets of daily living.

Foster a supportive and inclusive environment.

Ensure the individual’s safety and well-being at all times.

Communicate effectively with the individual and other team members.

Maintain confidentiality and respect privacy.

Adhere to care plans and guidelines provided.

Aid with light household chores which may include cooking, cleaning. 

Helping to plan and organise leisure opportunities such as seeing favourite bands, walking, places of interest etc.

Helping with homework


Ability to effectively communicate with individuals requiring care.

Strong attention to detail and adherence to safety protocols.

Empathy, patience, and compassion when interacting with individuals in need of support.

Flexibility and adaptability to meet varying care needs.

Ability to work collaboratively as part of a team.

Willingness to undergo additional training and development as required.

UK driver’s license required.

Previous Autism experience.

Previous experience working with mental health.

Enthusiastic and willingness to learn.

Job Benefits

Access to Westfield Rewards – an exclusive rewards website, special offers on all your favourite goods and services from over 1,000 leading online and high street retailers, restaurants, travel companies

Access to Westfield Health Cash Plan with access to GP appts and to an EAP (employee assistance programme).money back for optical and dentistry

Access to blue light discount scheme

Attractive holiday entitlement

Opportunity to obtain NVQ’s in Health and Social Care

Progression opportunities within the organisation

Ongoing training and development

Pension enrolment

A great Refer a Friend scheme – receive up to £500 through our rewards scheme when you refer a friend or family member.


About Learning Disability and Autism

We are a leading healthcare provider in the UK, and a CQC Registered business, founded in 2006, with more than 800 employees who are part of the Bespoke Family. The business is at an exciting stage in its journey and growing quickly.  We work together in a wide variety of locations to support adults and children with complex care needs, and a range of both physical and mental disabilities. 

We are individual-centred and our clients’ needs are at the heart of everything we do.  Our teams are passionate about working in close partnership with our clients, to provide outstanding, tailored care that promotes empowerment, and do everything possible to help our clients to access new experiences. 

Our areas of expertise include: Learning Disabilities & Autism, Spinal Injuries, Physical Disabilities, Brain Injuries, Mental Health Conditions and Children’s Services.
We offer great opportunities for our support workers to join a dedicated client care team, in a supportive and friendly environment, with lots of scope for development and progression.

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