Support Worker


Birmingham, MID

£17000 / Per Year
Birmingham, MID, UK
excellent career progression opportunities
Birmingham, MID
4 days ago



Job title:

Support Worker

Reports to:

Registered Manager

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for a Support Worker to join our care and support team in Birmingham, West Midlands.

Brief Job Description:

The Support Worker will support vulnerable people in their own homes providing support to individuals' in a person cantered way which includes various activities i.e.  shopping, managing own budgets, cooking, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

You will need to maintain care, support and management skills as detailed within the individual care plans and risk assessments. Record keeping and communication skills are essential to ensure effective teamwork to meet people’s needs. You will be required to undertake such training and development as necessary from time-to-time be develop your career.
Ideally you will have previous experience working within a residential care or supported living setting with vulnerable people and hold NVQ Level 2 in care or an equivalent qualification. However, applications from candidates with no experience who can demonstrate the caring qualities and values that we seek in our staff are welcome.

So, are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Ambitious? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling, independent and as satisfying a life as they possibly can.

The Support Worker will have a responsibility to deliver our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice


Birmingham, West Midlands


Working Hours:


Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.



Experience is advantageous but not necessary. A full programme of training will be offered to candidates who have the ability and enthusiasm to learn with a view to obtaining relevant QCF or equivalent vocational qualifications.



  • £17,000 per year salary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities (we promote from within whenever possible)
  • All mandatory training is provided
  • Care certificate qualification and a
  • NVQ level 2 in health and social care

Company Profile:

Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to:


-          A learning disability

-          A mental health diagnosis

-          A physical disability

-          An autistic spectrum condition

-          An acquired brain injury

-          Sensory impairment

-          Dementia


We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.



If you would like to be part of our team send us your CV with a covering letter by clicking the APPLY NOW link and we will get back to you within two working days!




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