NCHA: Support Worker, Northampton

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Salary: £18,540 – £20,315 per annum pro rata for part time(£9.61 – £10.53 per hour) plus enhancements for night working
Location: Northampton
Hours: 22.5 – 37 per week, full and part time considered
Closing Date: Wednesday 31 August 2022

This is a Quick Apply Vacancy so the application form will take no longer than 15 minutes to complete

Interviews will be arranged on an ongoing basis throughout the month

Become a Support Worker with NCHA, an established Care & Support provider in Northampton, and start making a real difference to people’s lives.

As a Support Worker you will work as part of a team to deliver support to people in their own home including support with personal care and all aspect of daily living. You will offer support in a person-centred, holistic way, ensuring peoples safety and dignity is protected. You’ll be a key worker for named individuals, ensuring that risk assessments and support plans accurately reflect the individual’s needs and wishes.

Although the role will be challenging it will also be highly rewarding and you can go to work each day with the knowledge you’re making a difference to someone’s life.

We’ve got two services in Northampton – Saxon Court and Lyttleton Road. They both provide support for adults with a wide range of support needs including autism, learning disabilities, mental health issues, acquired brain injuries and behaviours of concern. We support individuals with activities of daily living, including maintaining their accommodation, prompting/supporting with personal care, food shopping and preparation and accessing the local community.

Do you thrive knowing you’ve made a difference in someone’s life?

Don’t sweat the small stuff:

  • You don’t need to have experience in care as we will provide you with the required training to help you fully meet the needs of the residents. All you need is common sense, a ‘can do’ attitude, be willing to learn and share our values as an organisation.
  • You don’t need to be a car driver as both projects are based in or around the town centre 

All shifts will be on rota basis and will be spread across weekdays, weekends and bank holidays so you must be available to work on the rota.  This includes nights; a generous bonus is paid for waking nights at 15%, which could add a significant amount to your monthly take home salary and double time paid for Christmas and New Year shifts.

We are happy for applicants to join us on a full time, 37 hour basis or on a part time basis at 22.5 hours or more as the service would be able to accommodate these working hours.

All successful candidates will be required to take a basic numerical and literacy as part of the selection process.

All correspondence will be via your registered email address.

To apply, you have two options:

  1. Click the Apply Now button at the top of this page


2.   Email your CV to [email protected], stating the job title and the location or call 01158443387 if you need support to complete the application


 Looking forward to receiving your application!


As an Equal Opportunities and Disability Confident Employer, NCHA welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and disabled candidates. As part of our LGBT Allies Programme, we also welcome applications from members of the LGBT community and encourage inclusivity in the workplace. 


We very much welcome previous experience working as: Support Worker, Home Carer, Care Worker, Health Care Assistant, Support Worker, Nurses, Social Care Worker, Care Assistant, Mental Health Care Worker, Voluntary Worker.

Previous applicants and colleagues re-applying will be reviewed at the manager’s discretion.

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We’re Nottingham Community Housing Association, known to many as NCHA. We’ve been around since 1973, and we’re really proud of that. We’re more than just a housing association: we deliver care and support to people all over the East Midlands. Read our story to find out more about us.