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Support Worker

  • Torquay, Devon
  • Permanent
  • Up to £12.10 per hour + Sleepover pay (70,00£ per night)
  • Carer for Craig

Job Overview

Craig always has the biggest smile and he enjoys a busy social life. He enjoys going to the gym and swimming and loves to watch football. He also enjoys a visit to his local pub with his girlfriend.

Essential for this job:

  • This position is a genuine occupational requirement covered under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore only applications from females are requested.
  • Driver with valid drivers licence

Contract: 15h/per week

Date Applications Close: 25/05/2024

Craig is such a fun-loving bubbly person who currently lives with his family but he is planning to move out very soon. Craig has a brain injury which affects his mobility, he is generally mobile, he just needs a guiding hand to support him when he is out and about.

He lives a full and independent life which involves volunteering at his local homeless charity. Craig is looking for a support worker who like a joke and someone who is able to support him with his different activities. He has a busy social life which includes trips away with his girlfriend and her support worker.

They have just been to Butlins together and have plans to do more holidays together. Craig can sometimes struggle with his memory due to his brain injury and he can be stubborn but in the most part he leads a fun independent life. He is just looking for someone to be a support so he can continue his journey to independence and fulfil his dream and ambitions.

Ideally you will:

  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be good at motivating people
  • Have the energy to keep up with Craig's social life
  • Be reliable and flexible
  • Enjoy this line of work
  • Be someone that sticks with things
  • Be committed to the values of inclusion


  • We reward our staff with competitive salaries
  • We offer an Award Winning Pension Scheme
  • We have a company sick pay scheme
  • Excellent annual leave allowance, including top up pay
  • Critical Illness cover, reassurance when you need it the most
  • Life Insurance, reassurance for your family when they need it the most
  • A really good mandatory induction
  • Ongoing high quality training
  • Career development opportunities
  • A real chance to make a difference to someone's life

A DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) Check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered a position with Beyond Limits, the cost of which will be to the employee, however, this will be returned after successful completion of probation period (6 months).