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Weekend Support Worker

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This is an exciting opportunity to join our team in a newly created role as a permanent Weekend Support Worker in the Cornwall area. At Green Light we are offering weekend shifts or weekend plus one week day on a permanent basis with 20 hours or 28 hours over 2 days per week. 

Rates of pay £12 per hour for Saturday and Sundays, £10.00 per hour on weekdays

As a member of our Weekend Support Team, you will be passionate about making a difference to someone’s life. Your primary purpose will be to support individuals with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs to live meaningful, happy lives. You will empower people to lead a lifestyle they’re proud of; pursue their interests and hobbies, support their health and wellbeing, and be a part of their local community. Previous experience is not essential, if you have the right values we will provide you with excellent training and ongoing support.

We have two flexible weekend packages that can be discussed further by calling our Recruitment team Kerry and Chloe 01637 416444

You will succeed because…

You’re empathetic, resilient, and deeply committed to assisting people with additional needs who can present challenging behaviour. You’re compassionate, observant, and confident in handling potentially difficult situations. You’re able to communicate clearly and sensitively with vulnerable people and their families, and always adopt a person-centred approach.

You will love it because…

You enjoy promoting independence, providing reassurance, and enabling confidence. You take pride in doing a great job and are happy assisting with domestic duties, cooking, personal care, attending appointments and social activities. You’re keen to develop your career through training, learning and gaining relevant qualifications.

We offer full training so you will need to commit to a fully paid, full time 2 week induction.

Read some of our blogs to find out what its like working with us. 

Why join us? Take a look at our amazing perks!

  • Induction, we pay for you to attend our award winning induction
  • Free DBS check
  • Access to the Blue Light Card and Discount for support workers 
  • Free meal(s) whilst on shift
  • Company Pension
  • Activities included on shift 
  • You can pick up over time and sleep-ins at £40 
  • 33 days annual leave (pro- rata)

When you join Green Light, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID to help protect the people we support, your colleagues and yourself, or have evidence of a medical exemption. Those who are exempt from the requirement for vaccination are still able to apply for roles, as alternative arrangements can be made.

If you’d like to join us and ’empower people with autism to lead a lifestyle they’re proud of’ apply now below

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Job Type:

Weekend Support Worker


£12 per hour for Saturday and Sundays, £10.00 per hour on weekdays

Reports to:

Registered Manager


Cornwall, UK


Empowering people with autism to lead a lifestyle they're proud of

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