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Support worker - Cherry Meadows - Huntingdon Supported Living and Respite

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the role

Cherry Meadows is a new supported living service which is part of Huntingdon Respite & Supported Living. It provides Short Breaks and Supported Living services for adults with a learning disability.  Our aim is to support and empower service users to enhance their quality of life, maximise potential and to continue to develop and promote independence skills within their own homes, in the short break service and in the community.

We have 1 part time (22.5 hours) Support Worker Vacancy in Cherry Meadows

The salary is pro rata and enhancements are paid for unsociable hours, Saturdays and Sundays.

Hourly rate £12.18 per hour

07:00-08:00 - £14.86 per hour

Saturday rate - £16.77 per hour

Sunday rate - £19.90

This position will be advertised on a rolling basis until it is filled so please don’t wait to apply, we want to hear from you!

What will you be doing?

We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic and creative team players who are committed to providing high quality support.  You will need to support people with personal care tasks and have a willingness and capacity to work with people who may challenge. 

Our Supported Living bungalows are regulated by CQC and you will be required to have some knowledge and understanding of the Key Lines of Enquiry; or be willing to work towards this.

Staff will have the benefits of regular supervision, annual appraisals and excellent training opportunities.

Hours are on a shift basis (7am – 3pm/3pm-10pm) shifts may at times be shorter for part time staff, shifts including weekends and Bank Holidays, and you will be expected to undertake sleeping-in shifts. Generous enhancements are paid for working unsocial hours i.e. weekends and bank holidays.

About you

No formal qualifications are essential, but a good standard of education is required. There is a requirement to complete an induction which may include the Care Certificate. A willingness to undertake a formal qualification / apprenticeship in social care is essential.

When filling in your application form, please thoroughly read the Guidance Notes and provide examples of how you meet the selection criteria.

Previous applicants who have applied in the last six months need not apply.

For further information please call Lucy Corney/ Karren Hubbard on 01480 456941.

Our benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Flexible Bank Holidays
  • A comprehensive wellbeing package
  • Our Cambs Rewards employee discounts
  • A comprehensive pension scheme.
  • IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network.
  • Camweb our staff intranet helping to keep you informed
  • An employee recognition scheme

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

Our four values are central to our culture, driving everything we do.


We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities. 

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion.

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