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Support Worker

Location: Newquay
Salary: £11 - 12 per hour
Position: Permanent
Date Posted: 8th June 2023
Recruiter: Cornwall Staff Agency
Job Ref: CresNewq

Our client, a leading residential care provider is seeking to appoint Support Workers to join their team on a permanent basis, working with adults with a mental health diagnosis.

This position provides regular training opportunities for the right individuals, with the opportunity to undertake a care certificate or diploma. As well as this, annual salary increases are provided whilst working in a varied and rewarding role.

The Role:

  • 40 hours a week guaranteed over 5 days of the week
  • Permanent contract
  • £11 an hour increasing to £12 an hour on completion of induction and mandatory training
  • Salary increases yearly
  • Opportunity to receive training and gain qualifications
  • Shift patterns vary: typically, between 8 and 14 hours
  • Range of shift times available: Days, nights, or sleep ins

Duties include:

  • Working in a person-centred way, to promote independence at all levels where possible for the residents
  • Supporting residents to undertake domestic tasks such as: cleaning, cooking & chores
  • Assisting vulnerable adults with day-today responsibilities such as attending appointments, accessing the community and more
  • Provide emotional support, support residents to achieve their goals, access their hobbies and passions within the community.
  • Dispensing of medication and some personal care will be entailed; also the ability to monitor behaviours & work with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure proper support is being provided


The ideal Candidate:

  • Must be flexible with working schedule; happy to work some evenings, weekends as well occasional sleep-ins
  • Must be confident supporting adults with a mental health diagnosis – some experience working with vulnerable with complex need is advantageous
  • Enthusiastic and proactive in maintaining the smooth running of the home
  • Communicating effectively with multiple care professionals involved in the resident’s care


For more information on this fantastic opportunity, please apply with your CV in the first instance. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

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