Support Work (Multiple Opportunities)

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary £30000 - 40000

Updated 24 hours ago

Reference 1365711

 Job Description

Support Worker | Carer | Care Assistant | Senior Care Assistant | Co. Down | Bangor | Holywood


Support Worker | Holywood

Position: Support Worker
Location: Holywood, Co. Down
Salary: £17,000 per annum
Vacancy Type: Permanent | 38 hrs/wk

** This is a unique position that may encompass various settings within the same facility. I highly recommend phoning Blake at 02890994111 to discuss the role in more detail. **

About the Employer: Black Fox is working closely with an esteemed and long-standing employer which provides a unique approach to caring for young people and adults with physical, learning, and behavioural disabilities. It is also the only independent boarding school for children with learning disabilities in the country.

The Role: The facility is divided into various houses, all with specific residents and needs. Because of this, you would have the ability to concentrate on the needs of one house or gain valuable experience across multiple locations. These include:

  1. House 1 : Four males in their early 20s. These residents have complex needs and some have little to no verbal communicative abilities.
  2. House 2 : A varied mix of female and mal adult residents ranging from 40-50 years old. These residents can be independent in most areas but may need extra help in personal care, handling, or eating.
  3. House 3 : A varied mix of female and male adult residents from 40-50 years old. These residents can be independent in most areas but may need extra help in personal care, handling, or eating.
  4. House 4 : The support worker will assist one, young, male adult. This resident has very complex behaviours. This will require attentive 1:1 care.
  5. House 5 : A mix of female and male residents from age 19 to early 20s. These residents have very limited verbal communication. Provide 1:1 or 2:1 care.

Day to Day: As a Support Worker, you will spend your days assisting residents with various aspects of their lives. You will;

  • Engage with them for specially designed workshops
  • Support them during house meetings
  • Accompany them during daily activities such as outings, walks in the community, and family visits.
  • Assist with personal care and mobility.
  • Maintain a clean, house environment, cooking meals and facilitating a clean-up effort.

Essential Qualifications:

  • NVQ Level II or equivalent
    • This will be waived if you have 12 months experience in a care setting
  • Registered or able to apply with the N. Ireland Social Care Council
  • At least 6 months experience in a care/educational support field
  • Caring, reliable, and patient person


  • 20 days annual leave + 12 statutory days
  • Annual incremental pay increases on 5-point scale : Pension scheme
  • Training and learning opportunities
  • Staff recognition and rewards incentives

How To Apply- Please phone the number at the top of the page to the left-hand side and ask for Blake. I will be happy to speak with you.

Blake Davis
Nursing and Healthcare Consultant