Rochdale, Greater Manchester
£20,500 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Newbarn Ltd is pleased to offer an exciting opportunity for the following post:


  • 40 hours a week - including evenings and weekends
  • Salary £20,500 per annum (full time role)
  • Start date October 2021 (flexible)
  • Rochdale area – must be able to travel
  • PPE provided for all roles
  • Internal and external applicants considered

Are you looking for a role where you can make a difference to someone’s life? Do you have experience of working with vulnerable adults with complex needs and requirements? Do you want to help vulnerable people to live fully and enjoy their lives?

As a full/part time support worker, you will assist in the delivery of 1:1 and group support which works toward achieving positive outcomes for our tenants.

We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, great at building relationships, motivated, willing to get stuck in, committed and reliable. The role of a support worker is demanding and you will be working to address complex needs and sometimes challenging behaviour by providing assertive, consistent and enabling support to people with complex mental health problems, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, learning disabilities and substance misuse issues. We deliver service 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.


  • An NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care (or equivalent) and / or experience in a relevant field are essential.
  • Understanding of professional boundaries
  • Basic IT skills using MS Word and a smart phone for electronic notes
  • Flexible approach to working – willing and able to work evenings and weekends.


  • A car driver with a full driving licence and use of a car.

Please apply using the application form, including a personal statement explaining why you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to carry out this demanding role. 

CVs will not be accepted

Closing date 29th September 2021

Interview w/c 4th October

Please note that this full time role will also involve evening and weekend work.

Newbarn Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  You will be required to undertake an enhanced DBS check and comply with Safeguarding Adults & Children policies and practices and to provide at least two satisfactory references.

Newbarn Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible internal candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.


Newbarn Ltd is a signatory to the Mindful Employer Charter.  As an employer we aim to show a positive and enabling attitude to employees and job applicants with mental health issues.  Applicants who have experienced mental health issues will not be discriminated against and disclosure of a mental health problem enables employees and Blue Pits Housing Action to assess and provide the right level of support or adjustment.


Under Section 3 of the Health & Social Care Act (2008) we will require and request references from all previous employment that involved working with Adults and Children.



Additional documents
Application Form (.docx)
Person Spec (.docx)
Application Instructions

Please complete the application form, including a supporting statement.

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Posted on: 15 September 2021
Closing date: 29 September 2021
Job ref: NBSW0921
Tags: Support Worker, Social Work
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