support worker in exeter

11 October 2018
samantha jannadi, randstad care
job type
£ 8.75 - £ 10 per hour, holiday, flexible working
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exeter, south west
social care
sub specialism
Social care
job type
working hours
£ 8.75 - £ 10 per hour, holiday, flexible working
reference number
samantha jannadi, randstad care
01392 267246
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job description

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of visually impaired young people? Do you have experience in the care sector?

I am looking for people to join our team to work evening shifts, weekend shifts and day shifts for a leading residential care provider in the Exeter area.

Our client is a specialist day and residential centre offering a unique experience for young people and adults with visual impairment including complex needs.

They provide high-quality education and care that increases their learner's opportunities and raises their expectations. Their person-centred approach applies the latest techniques designed to transform the lives of our young people and adults.They are committed to inclusion, increasing independence, achieving results and creating a fun and social place to live and study.

Job Responsibilities:

As a support worker for this client, you will be providing, physical, emotional and social support for young people with visual impairment and complex needs. You will be fundamental in helping service users live happily and fulfilled lives. You could be supporting young people at their purpose built lodge or you could be out and about helping them to live life to the full. This could mean, swimming, cycling, beach trips, maybe even some retail therapy. As part of the job role, you will also be required to undertake personal care which will vary depending on the young person. You will be recording activities and progress made by young people. You will be carrying out domestic duties as part of a team.


Experience in the care sector is essential. Ideally you will have experience of working with people that have complex care needs but this is not essential. Qualifications in Health and Social Care are helpful but not essential. You should be caring, empathetic, friendly and have a genuine desire to improve the lives of others.

A variety of shift are available every week.

* Evening shifts - 1600/1630 - 2200
* Weekend shifts 0800 - 2200
* Week day shifts: 0800-1600

Working for Randstad, you get:

* An opportunity to secure long term work within this lovely care setting.
* Competitive hourly rate.
* Holiday pay in addition to your hourly rate.
* Flexible hours that you choose.
* A friendly operations team that will support you.
* Variety in different work assignments available.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, don't delay, apply online today!

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


be able to manage challenging situations,be person centred,can work as an individual or part of a team,caring,competent at dealing with all stakeholders,critical thinking,emotional intelligence,empathy,handling medication,non-judgemental,oral communication,organisational,passionate,patience,report writing (incident logs and daily plans etc),resilient,show initiative,time management,tolerance,understanding,work well under pressure,written communication