Hamelin Trust is a progressive and forward thinking organisation with good old fashion values of care and support.

We offer our service users safe and stimulating environments and we require dedicated and flexible staff to help us maintain a person-centrered, tailored approach to those we support.

In return we offer competitive pay including weekend, bank holiday and night enhancements (for direct care), free induction and on-going training including Diploma studies and a warm welcome to all new staff!



We are recruiting to a new team and require: 

Peripatetic Senior Support Worker

Job description / Person Spec

Peripatetic Support Worker/s

Job description / Person Spec

Full or Part time  (22.5 – 37.5 hours per week) 

Do you have experience of working with learning disabilities?

Would you enjoy a varied and stimulating job supporting adults and children?

We are establishing a team of peripatetic support staff* to work flexibly between all of our services in Rochford, Wickford and Billericay and in the community

*must possess or be willing to study for NVQ/diploma level 3 in H&SC


HR/Payroll Administrator

Closing date: 9am on Monday 26th June 2017

Job description / Person Spec

Part time – (25 hours per week ideally over 5 days)


We require an Administrator to join the HR and Payroll team for general administration duties.  The ideal applicant will need to:

  • Have previous experience of working in a busy office or similar environment
  • Be confident with Microsoft Word, Excel and working on a database,
  • Be literate, numerate, friendly and able to work to deadlines
  • Work as part of a team and on own initiative

Ideally experience would have been gained within an HR or payroll environment or in a setting familiar with Safer Recruitment processes



Relief Support Workers

Job description / Person Spec

We require flexible staff to work as relief staff

Relief support workers are vital to our organisation to provide flexible cover at times of peak demand. 

We are particularly looking for Relief Support Workers to cover weekends and school holidays

Relief staff are employed on a zero hour contract and work as and when required as agreed between staff and managers



at Gowlands, Rochford

30 hours per week – 1pm to 7pm to include alternate weekend working

Job description/Person Spec

Gowlands is a residential respite service for adults with disabilities.

We are seeking a cook/housekeeper to plan, order for and prepare simple home cooked food for guests and staff (usually up to a maximum of 12 to 16 people) and to undertake general cleaning duties.

There may be some flexibility in the hours if required. 


Hydrotherapy Pool Assistant

As and when required

At our Hydrotherapy Pool in Rochford

Job description 

To provide general assistance with the operation of the pool, ensuring a user friendly and customer focused approach to pool users is maintained at all times.

 Applicants should be confident in the water.

Full training will be provided


Delivery Van Driver

Saturdays and as and when required

Job description/Person spec

We require a Driver who is experienced with moving and delivering furniture or other bulky items to work as a Driver  within our Charity Shop division

Applicants must be 21 years or over due to insurance restrictions


Part time Waking Night Support Worker

 Maternity Leave – fixed term contract

The Bungalow, Shotgate, Wickford

Job description / Person Spec 

We require a waking night Support Worker – 14 hours per week

(2 nights a week – 11pm to 6am including alternate weekends)

Experience of working with people who have profound and multiple disabilities is preferred but full training will be given.


Part time Senior Support Worker #1

Hamelin House-Billericay

Job description / Person spec

6 months maternity cover

 Are you an experienced children’s LD support worker looking for a fresh challenge…?

We require a part time (22.5 hours per week) senior support worker to join our team, ideally experience of leading shifts, managing staff and administering medication.

#1 – must possess or be willing to study for NVQ/diploma level 3 in H&SC


Full time and Part-time Support Workers

Gowlands – Rochford, Hamelin House-Billericay and Outreach Service

Job description / Person Spec 

Various hours available

We require Support Workers to work at

  • Gowlands, Rochford, supporting adults at our short break service
  • Hamelin House#1, our children’s short break service and
  • supporting children and adults in the community with our Outreach team.

#1 must possess or be willing to study for NVQ/diploma level 3 in H&SC


Health and Social Care Apprentices

Job description / Person Spec

If you are looking for the next step into social care after school or college, an apprenticeship offers paid employment and training ‘on the job’



Job information packs, including job description & application forms can be downloaded here or requested by contacting the HR department on 01277 653889 or email

Hamelin Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the interests of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All appointments are subject to a completed DBS check, satisfactory to the organisation, plus the completion all other required pre-employment checks.

Please click here for an application form