Out of Hours Support Worker (Adult Service)

We are looking for Support Workers to join our Out of Hours team!

Due to increased care packages we now have the opportunity to recruit more support workers at The Hamlet Adult Service!

We are looking for people who are interested in joining our team of support workers within the Out of Hours service. The role is working on our Saturday Club for adults with disabilities. This offers a great opportunity for students, those wanting days to fit around their family or individuals wanting to gain more experience, as well as those with experience. We are looking for committed, friendly, patient individuals, with good communication skills, who are able to build positive relationships with our members.

Do you have experience of caring for people in either a professional or personal situation? Are you prepared to use the skills you have and demonstrate an enthusiasm, energy and get involved in activities. Are you physically fit, an excellent team player with a flexible approach to your work. Do you understanding the importance for all Members to be treated as adults? That Members are given choice and the opportunity to be involved, to have fun and socialise and how staff can support this. Do you have the ability to communicate with a wide range of people of differing abilities? Do you have an understanding of the experiences of disabled people and their families, and an appreciation of the barriers to inclusion that they may face?

In return we offer a quality training package, annual leave and a  varied fun day. 

Please read the Job Description below for full details of the role.


Safeguarding Statement

The Hamlet is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will find our full Safeguarding Policy as part of our application pack to read before completing your application. We are committed to ensuring that all aspects of recruitment reflect this. Short listed candidates will be invited to an initial interview and if successful at this stage will be invited to a second formal interview.


COVID 19 Measures

Due to the current COVID 19 situation, those selected for interview will be invited to attend via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.


Role Details

Role 1: 46 Saturdays a year, 9.30am-4.00pm

Role 2: 23 Saturdays a year ( every other Saturday) 9.30am-4.00pm

Please indicate on your application form which role you are applying for

Rate of pay: National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage dependant on age

Closing date: midday on Monday 16th August

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy before the stated closing date, therefore early applications are encouraged.

Please note, you must be over 18 years old (or over 17 years old for bank support worker applications) to apply to work with us.  


Purpose and Scope of the Role

To support adults with disabilities and complex health needs to take full part in our Saturday Club.

To support members on a 1:1 or in a group to access a range of activities.

To support members to develop friendships.

To support members with personal care, eating, drinking, communication, behaviour and health plans.

To have fun.

Please read the Job Description for full details of the role.


Supporting our Safeguarding Commitment:

You will be required to hold a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and have supplied at least 2 satisfactory references before starting work. Any conviction or adverse report relating to care, children, vulnerable adults, or dishonesty would make a candidate unsuitable for this role.


To Apply:

We’d love it if you could submit your application online by downloading our application pack, completing the forms, and sending them to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk

If you require an alternative method of applying, or documents in a different format, please give our HR Team a call on 01603 215193 or send an email to admin@thehamletcharity.org.uk


Application Pack

Job Description

Functional Requirements Risk Assessment

Application Form

Safeguarding Policy Adults

Privacy Notice

Data Retention Policy

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form 

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