Support Worker

£9.06 hourly
  • Making Space
  • Widnes, UK
  • 03 Jun, 2021

Job Description


Job Role: Female Support Worker   
Hours: Part Time – 19 hours per week – hours may be suitable for those with school age children!
Pay Rate: £9.06 per hour
Location: Primarily Widnes, but will be part of service covering whole of Halton
Essential requirements: non–smoker, experience within a similar environment, and must be comfortable with dogs!



Why Making Space?

Everyone has their own reason for choosing Making Space. It could be, that we’re an award winning charity that we have been changing the lives of vulnerable adults with care and support needs for nearly 40 years. It could be our continuous investment into the improvement and development of our workforce. Or, it could be our passion, and drive for wanting to make a real difference whilst providing quality care as unique as the people we support – whatever your reason for choosing Making Space, we know you’ll enjoy working with us!


About you

We’re looking for Support Workers who are energetic, passionate, creative and able to use their initiative to create change for a female living with mental health needs, within her own accommodation in Widnes, near Victoria Park! Offering the opportunity to take part in a range of activities, this role will also require you to be comfortable with supporting an individual with mental health needs with all aspects of their life, including activities of daily living and accessing the community.


We ask that you share our vision that wellbeing remains at the heart of everything we do and align with our values of:

Kind Hearts – caring and compassionate, we don’t judge and always act with kindness.

Tailor Making – we take the lead from the people we support, we are skilled and work together.

Dreaming Big – we always find a way, we’re ambitious and always prepared to try.

Having Courage – we do the right thing, we speak up and always prepared to learn.

Being Ready – we face change positively, we build trusting relationships and never stop improving.

In addition to our values, with the nature of this role in mind, we are also seeking candidates who have worked within a similar environment. 

In return, we offer our employees a wide range of benefits including:


·       Training, qualifications, and career development opportunities (did you know 1 in 2 senior positions are filled through internal promotion?)

·       28 days annual leave (including bank holidays)

·       We partner with Wagestream so you can track your earnings and instantly access up to 30% of your monthly salary as it is earned.

·       Love 2 Shop Vouchers, and Health Service Discounts

·       Generous Pension Scheme

·       Employee Assistance Programme




If you are ready to make a real difference, apply today!


This role is part of our Halton Supported living service and as such you may at times be required to work in other houses at times of need.


Making Space is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.