Home Care Support Worker

£11.95 - £20.00 hourly
  • Special People
  • Nov 27, 2023
Agency Homecare Childcare

Job Description

Special People provide homecare and community support to children and adults with learning and physical disabilities in and around London. Our mission is to create a safe, healthy and positive care environment for our service users and their families.

About the Role

To enable and support children and young adults to live their lives as independently as they can. You will support people with a diverse range of needs, including learning disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, acquired brain injuries and mental health needs. You will work in a variety of settings, including people’s own homes, in health and social care settings such as supported living services and out in the community. 


  • Supporting with health care needs, including routine checks or administrating medication.
  • Providing physical support which may include helping with household tasks and personal care.
  • Encouraging and supporting the development of personal skills through hobbies and interests.
  • Teaching life skills, such as shopping, using public transport and paying for bills.

Essential requirements 

  • Reliable
  • Compassionate and want to help people regardless of their condition. 
  • Have a desire to improve the lives of vulnerable children and adults
  • Time management
  • Enjoy working with people
  • The ability to remain calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging situations
  • The ability to make good, positive relationships with people and their families
  • A high level of patience and emotional resilience
  • Showing empathy towards everyone

Desirable requirements 

We are especially interested in hearing from candidates with any of the following training or experiences;

  • Manual Handling/Hoist
  • First Aid
  • Epilepsy
  • Medication Administration
  • PEG feeding
  • BI PAP Ventilation
  • Autism
  • Challenging Behaviour
  • Safeguarding Children/Adults

Additional information

Various pay scales 
Flexible working patterns
On-going training
Pension Scheme
Holiday entitlement

You will need to hold an enhanced DBS, or be willing to undergo a DBS check.
We will ask for 2 references prior to your start date

Candidate are required to want to join an organisation that shares the values of humanity, optimism, decency, compassion, loyalty and creativity.

How to apply

If you are reliable and compassionate with a desire to improve the lives of vulnerable children and adults, then we want to hear from you today.

Please send you CV to hr@specialpeople.org.uk