Enhanced Support Worker needed at Harley House Supported Living (Sponsorship available)

If you have the requisite skills and experience to function as an Enhanced Support Worker, Harley House would like to hear from you.

Harley House Supported Living specializes in supporting people with learning disabilities, autism, sensory impairment and complex needs across northeast Essex.

Established in 2002, Harley House is a bespoke four bedroom supported living home in Great Bentley. The Bungalow has wheelchair access throughout the property, a new modernized kitchen, a spacious garden with a patio, a large dining room, sitting area/lounge, an arts and crafts room and a brand new sensory room which aims to provide a variety of opportunities to rest, relax and rejuvenate.

Position: Enhanced Support Worker

Salary: From £12 an hour 

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Great Bentley, UK

About the Role

The Promote the mission statement and values of Harley House Supported living providing safe, sound, and supportive care and support.

To work with the people that you are paid to support to enable them to lead as independent and fulfilling lives as possible. This job description lists the main areas in which you will be expected to provide support. We may need to add more specific tasks to this based on the needs and wishes of the people. This supports their right to have control over their own lives.

This role is supporting individuals who require enhanced support, so it is a requirement that individuals have at least 2 years care experience supporting people who require enhanced support with complex needs.

Main Duties

  • Follow the individual support plans and risk assessments and ensure that changes to individual needs are escalated to the team leader/deputy manager.
  • To support the person(s) to live the life they want to lead, make decisions, have as many choices about their lives as possible and be supported to take appropriate risks.
  • To make each day the best it can possibly be.
  • To maintain existing skills and develop new ones.
  • To access facilities in the local community and take part in activities outside of their home. This may include appointments, religious and cultural activities, appointments and work and leisure activities.
  • To support people with cooking, shopping, and ensuring a clean home according to individual choices.
  • To support people to make informed decisions about their health and administer prescribed medication.
  • Support with personal care (e.g. washing, bathing, shaving, going to the toilet) when required.
  • To support people to achieve their ambitions as set out in their support plans.
  • To assist with the management of finances.
  • To take an active involvement in support plans and ensure these reflect the people we support.
  • Act as key worker for people ensuring that their experiences and quality of life are regularly reviewed.
  • Ensure a monthly keyworker meeting which is recorded.
  • Participate in daily handovers ensuring that you contribute key information related to the people we support, is shared.
  • Ensure that accidents, incidents and near miss events are recorded and escalated to the team leader/deputy manager.
  • Carry out any additional tasks or duties according to your support worker responsibilities and within your scope of competence.


  • Good IT skills, able to use all basic programmes – outlook, word and handheld monitors for digital care planning and records
  • Clear, polite telephone manner  
  • Ability to work as a team member and autonomously  
  • Good interpersonal skills  
  • Ability to follow organisation and local policy and procedure  
  • Has a friendly disposition and a desire to support people to lead independent and fulfilling lives
  • Values and behaviours
  • Demonstrates compassionate and caring attitudes
  • Can demonstrate a robust understanding of promoting dignity and respect in the people we support and staff
  • Can demonstrate they have the ability to learn and reflect a promote a learning culture
  • Can demonstrate promotion of independence and choice

Benefits of the Job Role

  • Company pension
  • Free parking
  • Sick pay
  • UK visa sponsorship

Application Process

Qualified and interested individuals please CLICK HERE to learn more about the role and commence their application

Application Deadline


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