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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  • Berry Recruitment - Care Division

    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
    • 7 Warwick Street, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3DF
    • Mitre House, 9/15 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1DF
    • 5 Town Centre, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL10 0JZ
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Bamboo Childcare

    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
  • Brookes Recruitment Ltd

    We are one of the leading suppliers of Social Care professionals and ensure that all candidates are assessed in both competency and legislation awareness. Brookes Recruitment can provide temporary staff for the West Midlands via our 24/7 on call service, but also supply staff such as Care Assistants, Domiciliary Carers and Social Workers for permanent positions nationally. We offer competitive rates to our public and private sector clients.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JG
  • Social Care Direct Recruitment

    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
  • 4Social Work

    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
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotland’s largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SME’s to major multi-national Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Medsolve UK Limited

    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
  • PS Social Care Recruitment Specialists

    PS Social Care Recruitment Specialists are a vibrant and expanding team based in Stockport. We are situated 6 miles south of Manchester City Centre and have access to a wide range of transport links. Our trained consultants aim to meet the needs of each of our clients whilst providing them with a high level of service. Our support workers have experience including : mental health, learning disabilities, physical disabilities and elderly care.
    Coverage Greater Manchester and Cheshire
    • 11th Floor, Regent House, Heaton Lane, Stockport, Manchester, Cheshire, SK4 1BS
  • turro

    Based in Leeds but covering the whole of the UK we specialise in Health and Social Care recruitment. Contact us today for your recruitment solutions.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 4225 Park Approach, Rubicon Square, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8GB
  • White Knight Social Care Recruitment

    White Knight Recruitment is a dedicated Social Care recruitment business established in 1989. We have been servicing a range of customers for over 26 years and we are one of a few agencies to hold the REC Audited status. White Knight Social Care Recruitment offers a bespoke service to our clients, and professional genuine support and guidance to our candidates.
    Coverage Southern England
    • White Knight Recruitment, Cityline House, Winchester Railway Station, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 8TJ
  • 121 SOCIAL CARE

    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
  • Interaction Social Care

    Our Interaction Social Care division is led by our team of expert consultants who aim to provide a professional recruitment service to our clients in the social care industry. Our team use their specialist knowledge of local authorities and charities to source only the most capable of candidates. We recruit in roles such as outreach workers, care managers and schedulers and aim to provide a tailored experience that suit our clients’ needs.
    Coverage Across the UK
    12 Offices Nationwide
  • Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

    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
    • Office 36 23 King Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1AH
    • Unit 3 Rainbow Court Armstrong Way Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • Hammond Clarke

    Hammond Clarke has seen exponential growth year after year, attracting only the best candidates for our clients in the Social Care sector. Recruiting for roles ranging from Child Care, Support Worker and Activities Coordinator, we offer the best selection of candidates for every clients' permanent, temporary and contract recruitment needs. We recruit for all levels starting at entry and going all the up to management positions.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Rulisip, Ruislip, Hillingdon, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    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
  • Culture Care Agency Ltd

    We have care assistant and support worker roles coming in daily so if you feel that you have the relevant skills and experience required, then please contact us.
    Coverage Greater London, Home Counties and surrounding area
    • Bow House Business Centre, 153-159 Bow Road, Bow, London, E3 2SE

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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%
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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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