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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  • Covering all of the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside we specialise in Healthcare Recruitment. Please call us today with your recruitment needs...
    Coverage North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
    • 93 Water Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS115QN
    • 172A Front Street, Chester Le Street, Durham, DH33AZ
  • 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
  • Bamboo have been working in the social care field for 25 years recruiting staff from Care assistant to Director of services within both adult, children's and social work services. We will talk with you to gain an understanding of your service before using a variety of means to source high calibre candidates that will add value to your team. We are so confident in our services we offer a 12 week free replacement service.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • Bamboo House, 18 Lyndhurst Road, Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20 6AA
    • Kemp House\r\n152 - 160 City Road, London, EC1V 2
  • 4Social Work supply a range of Care Workers and Support Workers to local authorities, NHS trusts and private organisations. Sourcing all levels in the social care industry (from assistants to registered managers), we supply to residential homes, nursing homes, day centres, hospitals, children's centres, nurseries, contact centres, hospices and many more. We ensure to place working candidates who are fully compliant including DBS certified.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 15 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Essex, Ilford, IG1 2QY
  • 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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    • Unit 295, 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, East Sussex, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House, 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH
    • Unit 3, Rainbow Court, Armstrong Way, Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG

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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
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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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