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Adults Support Workers - Pershore Short Breaks **£250 Welcome Payment**

Worcestershire County Council
Pershore, Worcestershire
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Closing date
5 Aug 2024

Job Details

Job title: Support Workers (and Relief Support Workers)
Multiple Vacancies Available:

  • 2 x 11 hour contracts
  • 2 x 19 hour contracts 
  • 1 x 20.75 hour contract

Team: Pershore Short Breaks
Location: Pershore, Worcestershire
Salary: £21,508 to £21,865 per annum, pro rata for part-time.
Contract: Permanent, Part time opportunities
**£250 Welcome payment for new starters**

and additional payments for working nights & Sundays!

The role and you:

Would you like to make a different to someone's life?
Do you like to have a chat and more importantly want to listen?
Do you have enthusiasm and want to enhance the lives of the individuals we support?

Pershore Short Breaks is a service that offers respite to individuals who have a learning and physical disability. We are regulated and inspected by CQC from whom we currently have a rating of good.

You will need to be respectful, sensitive, and be able to make great relationships.  You will be working as part of an enthusiastic and experienced team and working a rotating shift pattern over 7 days.

Are you ready to be part of an exciting, changing and expanding workplace where we offer a comprehensive and specialist training package, a guided career pathway that you can explore, fantastic entitlements and a whole range of other benefits?

We’ll provide you with an excellent induction, support and ongoing development and our staff tell us that our training programme is great, that you’re never left alone when you start and are learning new tasks and that there’s always someone to ask if you ever have questions and queries.

Perhaps you’ve got more questions? If you’d like to have a chat about the role, please contact Joy Townend 01386 552978 or Jon Mcleary on 01905 845282, who’ll be able to give you some answers and some real-life experience of working within such a rewarding area.

You’ll find an overview of some of the benefits in a document attached to this job advert so do take a look! Some of the other benefits we can offer include:

  • Great Holiday Entitlement: As well as bank holidays, you'll get 26 days paid holiday (pro rata for part-time staff). This goes up to 31 days when you have been with us for 5 years. If you get more than 26 days where you work now, don't worry because if you join us without a break, we'll match your holiday up to 31 days. If you’re successful and want to take advantage of this do let us know!
  • Brilliant Pension Scheme: The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) is a nationwide, career average pension scheme and is a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government.
  • Professional Learning & Development: This role has the opportunity for advancement into a senior role. We actively encourage learning and development for all our staff should they want to progress further or explore other areas within the organisation.
  • Flexible Working: We are proud to offer hybrid working to provide a better work/life balance where possible.

Please download and complete the attached application form and email it to 

Please write your application with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification.

Interviews will occur as and when applications come through following shortlisting with the manager.

Please note that we have the right to close this advert early upon filling all positions required.

* Relocation - T&Cs apply
**Subject to tax & NI 


Supporting Documents for Adults Support Workers - Pershore Short Breaks **£250 Welcome Payment**


The work we do at Worcestershire County Council matters! We are there for the most vulnerable people in society who need us the most, we are helping to build a successful and growing local economy, we protect our environment, we improve outcomes for our children, young people and families, and we help ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In short, what we do makes a difference to people's lives!

With so many ways to contribute, the chances are we have a job opportunity that's the career for you.

Click here for Children's Social Work and Adult Social Work vacancies.
While you are working hard, doing your best for the people of Worcestershire, we will do our best to provide an environment that supports and inspires you.  Here are some of the top reasons why you should work here.

Notes for applicants

When you click 'apply', you will be re-directed to Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

To submit your application, you will need to login to our site (this is a separate login to WM Jobs).

First time applicants will be asked to create a new account.  Please note, you are only able to view the Job Description and Person Specification on the WM Jobs board not via Worcestershire County Council's online application site.

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 

Contact details:

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01905 846666
Worcestershire County Council
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Spetchley Road

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