Support Worker – No Experience Needed

Location: Meldreth, Nr Royston, Cambridgeshire/Hertfordshire border

Salary: £ to £ per hour (linked to competency and qualifications) PLUS £1000 Welcome bonus*

Annual Salary: £20,875 – £23,146 per year for a 40 hour week

Hours: 40 hours on average per week – we can offer full or part time hours

Training: Full training provided and once passed probation we will support and fund studying the Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care

No experience necessary, full training given and fully funded study for Level 3 Health and Social Care qualification.

Have you got a passion for helping and empowering others? Are you wanting a career with progression and great benefits whilst making a difference?

We are currently supporting a school who are looking for compassionate and dedicated people to become Support Workers for their young people on a full or part time basis.

The school offers a supportive living and learning environment for young adults with severe and profound learning difficulties and complex health needs. With specialist facilities and a focus on promoting independence, we support each of our young people through the transition from education into adulthood.

The Role:

As a support worker you will be highly involved in personal care, this is supporting our young people with all aspects of personal hygiene including toileting, dressing and maintaining their personal appearance.

As well as supporting their medical needs you will also get involved in helping with the young adults therapies such as rebound therapy or hydrotherapy in our newly renovated pool. We also have sensory gardens, a skills centre, forestry school and rooms dedicated to art, music and much more.

Independence is prompted wherever possible, the adults will often run their own days with what they like to do, so you could be helping make things in the sites enterprise scheme, going on shopping trips, taking part in forestry lessons or even going to the pub!!

Although no experience is required, we are looking for candidates to demonstrate:

  • Willingness to learn and to go the extra mile
  • Ability to guide and encourage supportive independence when possible
  • Exceptional communication skills and patience
  • Resilient with a robust and positive nature
  • Ability to be creative in meeting the needs of the young adults.
  • Ability to work on a rota pattern which will include working every other weekend
  • It is a tough yet totally rewarding role. Ultimately, we are looking for people with a passion to build relationships and positively change the lives of the young adults that we work with.

    What’s on offer:

  • * Welcome bonus is payable in 2 payments – 50% following successful completion of probation and 50% after one year service
  • No experience required – Full training given and continued support
  • Opportunity to study for Level 3 diploma in Health and Social Care which will be funded by us!
  • Part time hours available if required
  • 30 days’ holiday including bank holidays- Increasing yearly up to 33 days per year
  • Life assurance and pension
  • Perkbox – access to shopping discounts
  • Car lease scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free membership to our Health cash back plan – Claim back money on services such as dental, optical, physio and many more.
  • Free parking
  • You will have a chance to work with a supportive team whose common goal is to empower and support wherever is required.

    How to Apply:

    For more information on this position please contact Nikkie Weller 01293-527416 or email

    Successful applicants will be subject to pre-employment safeguarding checks including an enhanced disclosure and barring service (DBS) check.

    The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Randstad Group is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

    The Randstad Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young adults in our care and is a disability confident and equal opportunities employer.

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