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Support Worker – Cheddar

Job Reference:

Job Start Date: 13 November 2020
Position Type: Flexible day-to-day, Hours to suit, Waking Night

Sector: Health and Social Care, Support Work
Role: Support Worker
Subject: Learning Difficulties, Waking Night, Waking Night - Support Worker
Location: Bridgewater, Bristol, Burnham-on-Sea, Frome, Weston-Super-Mare


About the job

About the Job

Prospero Health & Social Care are looking for Agency Support Workers who are looking to pick up extra waking night shifts in the Cheddar area.

We are looking for support workers who are committed to providing the highest standard of care to service users. The successful candidates will have experience of working with young people with additional needs and mental health.

Support Worker Contract/Position Details:

  • Location – Cheddar
  • Position – Agency Support Worker
  • Type of work – Supporting individuals with learning difficulties
  • Start date – ASAP
  • Likely Duration – Ongoing agency cover
  • Position end date – Unknown
  • Contract type – Temporary
  • Full-time potential
  • Minimum rate of pay – £10ph
  • Maximum rate of pay – £11ph
  • Hours – Waking night shifts

Support worker Experience, Training and Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a support work/care environment
  • Up-to-date mandatory training – Food Hygiene, Health and Safety, Fire Safety, Infection Prevention, Equality and Diversity, Autism training (all can be completed free with Prospero)
  • Safeguarding training is imperative; you can undertake a free course with Prospero Health and Social Care if you have not completed a Safeguarding course in the last 12 months.
  • Health and Social Care Level 2 or 3 (desirable but not essential)

To be eligible for any support work with Prospero Health and Social Care you must: 

  • Hold the Right to Work in the UK.
  • Possess an enhanced DBS certificate registered with online update service or be willing to process a new application.
  • Provide two professional care related references.


If you would like to be considered for this role, please apply with a copy of your up to date CV. Unfortunately, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Prospero Health and Social Care is acting as an employment business/social care recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy. The successful candidate will be required to register with Prospero Health and Social Care in order to fill this vacancy.

Prospero Health and Social care is able to offer the successful candidate:

  • Free, accredited continued professional development courses including safeguarding and other mandatory training
  • In-house Training and Development Team