Support Workers | Exeter

Jun 4, 2021 | Adult residential, Adults, Day, Senior Support Worker, Support Worker

Senior Support Worker | Penhayes House

Job reference: REQ001243

Location: Kenton, Exeter

Salary: £10.72-£12.25 per hour

Package: Free DBS, Perkbox, Training and Qualification Opportunities, Internal Progression

Day Support Worker | Penhayes House

Job reference: REQ001293

Location: Kenton, Exeter

Salary: £9.69 per hour

Package: Free DBS, Perkbox, Training and Qualification Opportunities, Internal Progression

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Job description:

Are you looking to make a difference to the lives of adults? Then look no further as we have the role for you!

We have a fantastic opportunity for proactive individuals to join our Penhayes House team as Senior Support Workers and Day Support Workers. 

At our Exeter-based care home, we provide a care support partnership and safe and stimulating environments for adults with complex needs, learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorders and behaviours that challenge, through a range of positive support approaches. We put the people who use our service and our staff at the centre of everything we do, working in collaboration to ensure good outcomes for the people we support.

At Salutem, we understand that providing our colleagues with a work life balance; to invest their freedom in what they love, benefits the care they give to the people using our services. That’s why we’re looking for flexible people who are always on-the-go, who are ready to take a rewarding opportunity to learn new skills. Shifts run on a rolling rota over a 7 day week. Day, night and weekend shifts are available.

With us, you’re not just a care worker, you’re a supportive healthcare professional, an ambitious worker, a loyal colleague, a unique and transparent individual who provides engaging and meaningful experiences for the people we support.

About you:

  • Do you feel you can offer a SUPPORTIVE environment to enable people to grow and develop?
  • Can you inspire the people we support and your team to be AMBITIOUS and embrace new opportunities?
  • Are you LOYAL are you able to put the needs of very complex people first?
  • Do you value UNIQUE ideas and ways of working, do you support innovative practices?
  • Can you work in TRANSPARENT, open, working environments and foster inclusive working cultures?
  • Can you bring energy, positivity and an ENGAGING mind-set to work?
  • Are you passionate about enabling people to have a MEANINGFUL life, to have new experiences or even develop new skills?


In these roles, you will help the people we support live their best lives, which includes being able to:

  • Demonstrate a warm, person centred and affirmative approach to people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and mental health. 
  • Support other members of the team
  • Work within policies and procedures to administer medication as required
  • Put together and maintain comprehensive individual care plans and reports for the people we support to ensure all the necessary information on each person is kept in a meaningful and accessible way
  • Keep records and report and follow through on incidents as they arise
  • Help people using services perform activities of daily living such as bathing and using the toilet
  • Support our service users to achieve positive outcomes and to enable them to participate as full and active citizens in their local community

To ensure the highest quality of care for the people we support we will provide you with easily accessible training, including bespoke specialist training that reflects the needs of people using services and your personal development.

About Us:

Our team reflects the rich diversity of the individuals we serve. We are committed to a work environment that embraces and promotes individuality and inclusion. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with disabilities.

We take safeguarding seriously and follow a robust recruitment process, all applicants will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay dependant on experience.
  • COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Training/Qualification Opportunities – In addition to the company induction, you will also receive bespoke specialist training that reflects the needs of the service and your personal development.
  • Internal progression opportunities
  • Induction – You will undertake a bespoke induction programme tailored to your specific job role and will complete training through a blended learning approach
  • Perkbox – We have a great employee benefits platform called Perkbox, this includes over 200 different exclusive perks and discounts such as cinema tickets, flights/holidays, theme parks, days out plus much more!
  • Employee Support Helpline – You will have access to a private and confidential employee support helpline, covering a wide range of topics including financial advice, health and well-being and more. This is all available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.
  • Pension

We’re passionate about putting a smile on the faces of the people we support every day. If you are too, then apply today and join our team!

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