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SWALLOW is a local charity supporting teenagers and adults with learning disabilities, to live independent and fulfilling lives.

We are looking for passionate, reliable and empathetic support workers to join our team.
We have various support worker opportunities with a range of flexible hours to suit all, including full and part time and casual/relief hours.
No experience necessary, just a desire to make a real difference by supporting our members to live independent and fulfilling lives.
If you are looking for a new career in care or have previous experience and are looking for a change, contact us to find out more.

Title:                             Floating Support Worker

Hourly Wage:           £10.50 (Floating Support worker pay scale)

Sleep in Allowance:   £48.00

Responsible to:         Registered Manager and Senior Support Workers

Place of Work:           Across the whole of SWALLOW

Holidays:                     25 days pro rata

Sick Pay:                     Paid in conjunction with statutory sick pay

Out of Office Hours:   To include evenings, weekends and sleep-in duties.

Contract:                     subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period

Job Purpose:

To support the SWALLOW team by covering work across SWALLOW’s supported housing, Base House and courses.  Support workers will, at most times, be expected to work alone.


To support members with learning disabilities in their own home and in the local community with all daily living tasks.

To provide the support required, as identified in members care plans.  This includes support with:

Personal care


Making and Attending medical appointments

Managing day to day finances

Preparing food and cooking meals



Accessing community facilities

More information, including a full job decription and application form, can be found here.

Floating Support Worker


£10.50ph (Sleep in allowance £48)


Full time, Part time, and casual hours options

Contract Type:

Subject to the successful completion of a 6 month probationary period


Across the whole of SWALLOW

Close Date:

Monday, 14 November 2022

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