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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:   Support Worker

Hourly Wage:  £10.30 per hour

Sleep-in Allowance:        £48.00 per night

Responsible to:                Registered Manager and Senior Support Workers

Place of Work:  All areas of SWALLOW

Job Purpose:

To support the Registered Manager and Senior Support Workers when working at SWALLOW to ensure that we continue to achieve our high standards of support, whether working in our Supported Housing, Base House or at one of the SWALLOW courses or activities.

Support workers will, at most times, be expected to work alone.


  • To support tenants/members with learning disabilities in their own home, in the local community and at SWALLOW courses/activities

  • To help tenants/members to develop every day living skills

  • To help tenants/members develop community skills and encourage community involvement

  • To support tenants/base house members with their care plans, support plans and attend relevant meeting regarding each tenants as required

  • To help tenants become involved in leisure pursuits and social activities as they request to do so

  • To work within an anti discriminatory framework

  • Encourage and support tenants/members to take responsibility for their own selves

  • To follow SWALLOW’s Health and Safety policy at all times and ensure that the areas you are working in remain safe

  • To follow SWALLOW ‘s Equal Opportunities policy and other policy’s at all times

  • To provide advice and assistance to tenants/members and liaise with mangers in relation to any unmet needs and wants of tenants/members

  • To give personal support to tenants/members when required

  • Help to resolve any disputes between tenants/members when required

  • To keep SWALLOW running smoothly and well organised ensuring good positive communication at all times

  • To work within the SWALLOW risk assessment framework to provide care that minimises risk in the least restrictive manner

  • To ensure that the tenants/members records are kept up to date

For more information, including a full job description and application form, please click here.

Support Worker


£10.30 per hour (Sleep in allowance £48)


Full time, part time, and casual hours options

Contract Type:

Casual and permanent options


All areas of SWALLOW

Close Date:

Monday, 14 November 2022

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