Support Worker

Home Care Direct
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Blackpool, Lancashire, United Kingdom
£14 - £15 GBP hourly

This vacancy is for a personal assistant to join our client’s support package to support them in their own home. We will be your legal employer on behalf of the client and you will not be asked to support other clients. All of our contracts are for permanent positions with a 6 month probationary period.

We are offering 1 x 12hr day shift a week for our client in the Blackpool area.  There will be the opportunity to pick up additional shifts to cover holidays and sickness.

About the Client and Support Needed: 
Our client is a non-verbal 20 year old man with complex disabilities and needs. He is lively, joyful and loves music and being silly. He is looking for a friendly person to join his care team who can keep him upbeat and smiling.

Full support is needed in our clients day to day life, with assistance for all needs including personal care. You will need to have experience of working with, or a good understanding of complex care needs. Drivers are preferred but this is not essential.


Training Provided Specific for This Client

Induction Training
Safeguarding Adults
Health and Safety
First Aid
Food Hygiene
Client Specific Training Modules

You will be trained to CQC standards to meet the needs of the client.  If you are 'already known to the client' and have care experience, this will be valued.  Unless specified elsewhere, previous care experience is not essential.

Essential Requirements Identified for this Role:

  • Experience of working with, or a good understanding of complex care needs
  • Prepared to commit to long term care for one client in a 'person-centred' way
  • Willing to be trained to CQC standards to meet the client's needs
  • Respect Company policies and procedures
  • Be reliable / non-judgemental / caring / responsible / compassionate
  • Committed to confidentiality and to treat the client with dignity and respect



Company pension scheme
Enhanced bank holiday payments
Annual Leave is paid at 5.6weeks (pro-rata) per annum, based on contracted hours


Full support and supervisions from your dedicated Regional Care Lead
Training and full support from your local HCD Community Nurse Assessor
Career pathway options
A personal development plan
24hr on-call support

Employee Benefits:

A Blue Light discount card
Long service awards
Free wellbeing options and EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) provided by Spectrum Life

HomeCareDirect is a national service provider and industry-leading specialist in the personalisation of care at home. Registered with the Care Quality Commission, HomeCareDirect provides a person-centred approach, keeping clients safe at home, supporting with recruitment, employment and training for their staff to the highest standards, meeting legal and regulatory requirements.

Our organisation is committed to safe and fair recruitment, safeguarding and protecting those we care for and serve.  We make sure all our staff are vetted, selected, trained and supervised fairly and to a high standard so that they can provide safe, effective, and compassionate care.