Support Worker recruitment agency listing

A support worker provides support of both a practical and emotional nature to individuals, couples or families who are undergoing problems with their relationships, health or emotional well-being.

The recruitment agencies listed on this page have extensive experience in matching suitable candidates to support worker vacancies.

Entering this profession does not require any particular qualifications. However, a GNVQ in health or social care would be beneficial, along with A-C grades in GCSE English and Maths. More important is the candidates attitude towards people in physical or emotional difficulty.

Empathy and a desire to help are core qualities for a successful support worker.

The role is also ideal for those with good listening and leadership skills, as well as those with an organised, flexible approach to work and excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Successful applicants must be willing and able to help clients with their day-to-day tasks, such as assisting with finances, shopping and days out. They should also have a keen interest in counselling those with drug and alcohol problems and attending meetings and courses with them if necessary.

Support worker jobs vary a great deal, as do starting salaries. A common starting figure is £17,000 a year, but this can rise to £26,500 with experience. Senior roles can command £33,500 or more. Working hours are normally 37-40 per week, and some shifts may be at unsociable hours.

 
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  • 1 Stop Healthcare are an award winning, specialist Nursing and Healthcare recruitment provider with extensive experience in supplying high quality care and support staff across East Anglia. We are an independent agency founded with the vision to raise the standards within the recruitment sector through our customer and candidate experience and quality recruitment solutions.
    Coverage East Anglia
    • 3 - 4 Cadman House, Off Peartree Road, Colchester, Essex, CO3 0NW
    • 20 Epslion HousernWest Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 9FJ
  • Pro Support is a Health/ Nursing and Social Care Agency. We are CQC registered and provide personal care for vulnerable Adults. We provide support to Adults in their home, in a residential or Care Home setting. Our services cover personal care duties, medication assistance,companionship, hospital visit assistance and domestic duties. Our staff are trained and can cover emergency shifts. All DBS checked.
    Coverage London and surrounding areas, UK
    • 20th floor, Suite 11, Wembley Point, 1 Harrow Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 6DE
  • The sensitive nature of the Social Care industry means that only the highest quality of staff is acceptable for our clients in the sector. Berry Recruitment is a trusted source for top care assistants, as well as uncovering other personnel such as Nursery Assistants, Anti-social Behaviour Staff and Social Work Directors. We are an established recruitment firm who pride ourselves on the diligence and care in which we source our candidates.
    Coverage UK wide
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    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • 56 Sheep Street, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN1 2LZ
    • 67A High Street, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE30 1AY
    • 5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ
    • 4 Providence CourtrnPynes Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5JL
    • 20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL
  • Based within Birmingham and covering the Midlands and surrounding areas. Team Support recruit for both temporary and permanent positions. We cover manufacturing, warehousing and logistics (we do not supply drivers), skilled and technical, office, and healthcare.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • As a leading recruitment agency within health & social care. KPI Care is committed to providing a quality service and offer our expertise to both the public and private sectors. Our priority will always be to deliver an excellent and ever evolving recruitment process, frequently adapted to the demands of the industry.
    Coverage Northwest England
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    • 505 Etruria Road, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6JH
    • 358 Manchester Road, Oldham, Greater Manchester, OL9 7PG
    • 2 Crown Street, Warrington, Merseyside, WA1 2AE
    • 384 Cooper House, 3rd Avenue, Trafford Park, Manchester, M17 1JE
    • 46 Station Road, Queensferrry, Flintshire, CH5 1SX
    • 66-68 Nantwich Road, Crewe, Cheshire, CW2 6AL
  • We successfully recruit across the UK for all Social Care Opportunities including Social Workers, SEN Teachers, Nurse's, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Registered/Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Social Care. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide social care providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH
  • We are a specialist Nursing, Social Care and Education recruitment agency with over 25 years experience. We support Care & Education professionals in Wales and England to fulfil their career goals. We work with private care companies, Local Authorities, NHS trusts & Primary, Secondary and SEN Schools to grow their workforce and cover staff shortages with our range of tailored, flexible, temporary and permanent recruitment packages.
    Coverage Wales and England
    • 89 Cardiff Road, Taffs Well, Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF15 7PL
  • 121 Social Care recruit and supply Temporary and Permanent staff to Residential Children's, Adults and Nursing Homes across the UK.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • The Oakleigh Suite, Peppercorn Close, Peterborough, Cambs, PE12DU
  • Commonly sourcing permanent Care Workers, Healthcare Assistants and Deputy Care Home Managers, OMNI Search & Selection provide a professional recruitment service to the Social Care sector. Our consultants have held roles within the industry which equips them with the knowledge and awareness to fill permanent positions (ONLY) throughout the UK. Our executive search service also means we can fill senior level roles such as Registered Managers.
    Coverage UK wide
    • Highwoods, Caterham, Surrey, CR3 6AX
  • As specialists within the Social Care and Social Work sectors, the staffing solutions that Charles Hunter Associates provides can be relied upon to address senior level vacancies across the industry. Sourcing staff such as Care Managers, Team Leaders and Directors, we have worked with everyone from Private Care Companies to Local Authorities and the NHS. Our service is adaptable and enables us to fill permanent and contract roles across the UK.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Unit 14, The Aquarium, 1-7 King Street, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AN
  • Service Care Solutions supply experienced and passionate Support Workers in residential homes across the UK. We have a comprehensive database of experienced staff who are all fully vetted, CRB and reference checked. We aim to supply the best available and suitable candidates at competitive rates.
    Coverage UK -wide
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    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House, 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Unit 295, 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH
    • Unit 3, Rainbow Court, Armstrong Way, Great Western park, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • We understand the urgent need to find experienced temporary support staff in the social care sector. That's why we access the most exceptional candidates who are compassionate leaders, ready to make a difference in private and charity organisations across the UK. A role as a Temporary Support Worker is a great way to expand your experience and knowledge base while doing the job you love. Choose the hours and days to suit you.
    Coverage Yorkshire and the Humber & North East
    • 4225 Park Approach, Rubicon Square, Leeds, Thorpe Park, West Yorkshire, LS15 8GB
  • Brightwork is proud to support Scotland's care services and we work closely with providers to ensure that users receive quality assistance, regardless of staff changes. Finding personnel who can cope in this challenging environment is difficult, but our team have the insight to swiftly identify the right candidates with empathy, resilience and people skills. We cover all areas including Supported Housing, Nursing Homes and Social Work.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Our specialist Health and Social Care division work with companies of all sizes from independent domiciliary care companies to National care providers. We work with our clients to assess their recruitment needs and provide viable and effective recruitment strategies. We support with all roles from Registered/area manager positions to care assistant posts and provide temporary, contract and permanent recruitment solutions.
    Coverage Yorkshire,Derbyshire and Lincs
    • Unit 5, G1 Building, 2 Leeds Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 3TY

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Support Worker Salary Rates
Low Pay:£13,582
Medium Pay:£15,600
High Pay:£19,461
6 Month Change:Down 1.6%
Sample Size:4,949
£
Average Support Worker Salaries by Region
Scotland
£17.9k
North East
£15.7k
Yorkshire &
Humberside

£15.8k
Midlands
£15.7k
East Anglia
£15.8k
London
£18k
Home Counties
£16.6k
South East
£16.3k
South West
£15.9k
Welsh Borders
£15.9k
Wales
£15.8k
North West
£16k
Northern
Ireland

£16.2k
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