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Adult Services – Support Worker (Contracted)


£10.42-£12.00 Per Hour

Full/Part Time

The Hamlet Centre

Closing Date: 12/12/23

Due to an increase in funding and additional hours we have various Support Worker jobs to join our team within the day service and Out of Hours Club.

We are looking for committed, enthusiastic, passionate, friendly, patient individuals, with good communication skills, who are able to build positive relationships with our Hamlet Users.

These posts will suit a variety of people.

  • Those with work experience looking for a new opportunity
  • Those with personal experience wanting to gain a career in the field
  • Maybe you are a college / uni student wanted a job that fits around your studies
  • Or a parent that fits around your home life.

Can you demonstrate an enthusiasm, energy and want to get involved in activities?

Do you understanding the importance for Hamlet Users to be given choice, to be involved, to have fun and socialise, to gain have new experiences and be given opportunities?

Do you have the ability to communicate with a wide range of people of differing abilities?

Do you have an understanding of the experiences of disabled people and their families, and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that they may face?

If you answer YES to the above we would like to hear from you

In return we offer a quality training package, and a varied fun day.

This role can be physically demanding or has potential to be physically demanding – further details can be found in the risk assessment in the application pack.

Please read the Job Description below for full details of the role.

Safeguarding Statement

The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will find our full Safeguarding Policy as part of our application pack to read before completing your application. We are committed to ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited to a two-part Warner and role related interview.

Role Details – Please specify the post you are applying for in your application form.

Post 1: Full time, 36 hours per week (Monday to Friday). Working hours 8.30-4pm MTTF 8.30-5pm W.

Post 2: Part time, 21 hours per week (Monday through Friday)

Out of Hours: Part time, 26 Saturdays per year (9.30am – 4pm)

Rate of pay: 
Starting Annual Salary for Full Time (36 hours, pro-rated for part time employees): £19,506.24
Starting hourly rate: £10.42

Closing date: Ongoing recruitment

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Interview date: To be arranged with the correct applicant.

Please note, you must be over 18 years old (or over 17 years old for bank support worker applications) to apply to work with us.

Purpose and Scope of the Role

The Hamlet Adult Services provide support to young adults with disabilities and complex health needs through a wide range of individual and group activities at Ella Road and within the community. The post holder will work on a one-to-one basis with Hamlet Users and their specific needs / activities as well as supporting in a group setting. We aim to ensure that Hamlet Users, whatever their ability, can take as full a part as possible in their chosen activities.

Supporting our Safeguarding Commitment:

You will be required to hold a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and have supplied at least 2 satisfactory references before starting work. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children, vulnerable adults, or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.

To Apply:

Please press the Apply Now button to be taken to our application site. We’d love it if you could submit your application online by downloading our application pack, completing the forms, and sending them to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk

If you require an alternative method of applying, or documents in a different format, please give our HR Team a call on 01603 215193 or send an email to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk