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Support workers – full and part time – Gowlands, Rochford

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Gowlands in Rochford is an eight bedded short break service for adults with learning and multiple disabilities.  Located just off Sutton Road in a spacious and tranquil 5-acre setting, Gowlands provide a stimulating but relaxed, supportive friendly environment to enable guests to enjoy their stays away from home.

Due to increasing demand for the service, we require full and part time support workers to join our friendly and dedicated staff team.

Shift working (early shifts and late shifts of 7.5 hours) is on a rota basis including alternate weekends.

Whilst experience of working with learning disabilities is an advantage, a caring nature and a genuine desire to support individuals with disabilities fulfil their potential is essential.

A full driving licence and a willingness to drive Hamelin Trust vehicles is preferred, though not essential.

Full training, including the Care Certificate is provided free of charge, as is the DBS check.  Free onsite parking.

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How do I apply?

Please follow the APPLY NOW link to complete your application online.  Alternatively contact the HR department on 01277 653889 or email

What’s it like working for Hamelin Trust?

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!

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.