Posted time 2024/04/04 Location Ellesmere Job type Support Worker

Male Support Worker-Our Space and Ellesmere Library.

Must have Manuel UK driving licence

£11.50 per hour

Benefits of joining our team!

  • Competitive pay
  • High quality training- we provide all the training you need to deliver first class support; this includes supporting you to gain your Level 2 & 3 Health and Social Care qualification
  • 28 days holiday in your first year, increasing to 33 day after five years and then 38 days after ten-years’ service.
  • Comprehensive induction programme including shadow shifts – which means you’ll be fully supported to understand the role whilst getting to know the team and the people you will support
  • Free and confidential counselling services for you and your family
  • A Simply Health Cash Plan- to help you with healthcare costs including dental, physiotherapy, chiropody, optical, new child payment, prescriptions and more
  • Long service rewards starting at £100 increasing to £150 depending on length of service – we believe our staff are our greatest asset and we want to reward you for your hard work and commitment to Bethphage
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • Development opportunities- we want to support you in your career in care, from becoming a mental health first aider, to career progression- from support worker to service manager, your development is our development
  • Regular supervisions with your manager, team meetings and feedback
  • Refer-a-Friend Award – earn £200 every time you successfully refer a friend and they complete their probation.
  • Birthday recognition – an Amazon e-voucher every year
  • Paid enhanced DBS certificate
  • Access to the “Blue light Card” scheme that offers discounts to social care staff in a range of shops both online and on the Highstreet
An enthusiastic male support worker required to be part of the brilliant team at Our Space Community Hub in Ellesmere.

Our Space is an established day opportunities service for older people and adults with learning disabilities, you may be required to work with either of these groups. This is a rewarding role as you will give the individuals we support opportunities to take part in many activities both in the service and out in the community, working alongside them to achieve personal goals, have new experiences and generally enjoy a meaningful time whilst with us.

Previous support experience would be an advantage but not essential as full training will be given. Being a driver is essential as is a willingness to undertake mini-bus driver training. You will be supporting the people to use our service in all aspects of their day with us. 

*It will be necessary to undertake an element of personal care as part of the role.

This vacancy is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking for a new challenge working in a person-centred positive behaviour organisation.

*Some of our roles requires males, females, race and age specific employees only. Where this is indicated, this is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

Why choose Bethphage?

We have over 25 years’ experience delivering first-class, person-centred support, with all of our services being rated “Good” by the CQC. You will be joining an organisation that is devoted to delivering the best possible support to make a difference in people’s lives. Bethphage is a registered charity which was established in 1994 and provides support to adults with learning disabilities, autism and mental health needs in Shropshire and the West Midlands.

Essential Requirements:

  • Full UK Manual drivers Licence is ESSENTIAL and willingness to undertake mini-bus driver training. (Midas training).
  • Enthusiasm for the role and an ability to be flexible with the changing needs of the service.
  • Trustworthy, open and honest approach essential.
  • Candidate must be able to work independently and also as part of a team. A good work ethic is essential.

Desirable requirements:

  • Car Owner preferable
  • Level 2 or 3 Health & Social Care
  • Mini bus Driver Licence

The interview process:

Once you have completed your application form on-line, we will call you to have an informal chat to discuss the role.  Where safe, the second interview will be face-to-face and involve the people we support.  The whole process is relaxed and gives us the opportunity to get to know you and, you to get to know Bethphage. Interview dates: TBC

A full detailed job description can be obtained by contacting our HR team on 01743 272880 or email

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