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Day Care Worker - Bank Contract

  • SLW Chamberlayne
We’re working hard to bring together local community groups to offer a wider range of day opportunities throughout Southampton for people to enjoy. Sounds great, doesn’t it!
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Southampton Living Well  -  Part of the Social Care in Action group of social enterprises 

Various hours to cover staff absences - £8.21 per hour

Come and be part of something amazing. 

Southampton Living Well’s new and innovative way of working is transforming the traditional adult day centre model.  We’re working hard to bring together local community groups to offer a wider range of day opportunities throughout Southampton for people to enjoy.  Sounds great, doesn’t it!

When you join our team, you’ll make a real and positive impact to the lives of the people we support at our day opportunities, helping them to reconnect with their communities, form new friendships and love later life.  We’ve a varied timetable of activities both in-house and out and about and we understand that everyone is different with unique qualities and abilities.  We work closely with the individuals to design packages to enable them to take control over the support they receive.

Your new role

We’re looking for a resourceful, ideas person, who is fun and outgoing.  Is this you? Preferably you will have an NVQ Level 2 in a care related field or willing to work towards this qualification and have experience of working with older people, and people with dementia.   You’ll always be supported and looked after by your Southampton Living Well colleagues and wider Social Care in Action family, and full training will be provided. 

A Community Enabler’s role can be wide and varied – no two days are the same – but here’s an idea of what you could be doing:

  • Promoting and encouraging independence, whilst assisting the people we support with a range of fun activities
  • Identifying new opportunities for integration, participation and inclusion, available to the people we support, both within our services and the community
  • Providing quality personal care, which could include bathing etc. depending on individual needs, while maintaining respect and sensitivity
  • Liaising with other professionals, assisting with assessments and completing administrative tasks, making sure it’s a great community hub to be part of
  • Participating in everything  from trips to the seaside, local parks and garden centres to enjoying a boogie at an afternoon tea dance, encouraging the people we support to join in
  • Engaging in conversation and sometimes having a belly laugh together over something silly!


  • Free training including comprehensive training package including QCF qualification
  • 6 weeks paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
  • Excellent career pathway
  • Your birthday off
  • Paid travel time (if applicable)
  • Paid Mileage (if applicable)
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend bonus scheme

If you’re successful, we need you to have an Enhanced Disclosure Check through the Disclosure and Barring Service which we’ll pay for.


SLW Oaklodge, SLW Oaklands, SLW Freemantle and SLW Chamberlayne
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Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

SO19 7NG
SO19 7NG Southampton Directions Hello@Sciagroup.co.uk 07764790337

SLW Oaklands

Olive Road
SO16 Southampton Directions hello@sciagroup.co.uk

SLW Freemantle

SO15 3HE
SO15 3HE Southampton Directions Hello@Sciagroup.co.uk 07764573747

SLW Chamberlayne

Chamberlayne Leisure Centre
SO19 9SJ Southampton Directions hello@sciagroup.co.uk

Join a great team!

Even the best strategy can’t succeed unless it’s supported by a strong culture.  The exceptional commitment of our employees, which lives and embodies our Group’s culture and values each day, is key to our success.

Thanks to our passion and endless drive, we are proudly ambitious.  And we won’t stop standing up for the people we support.  Together we improve individual lives, the communities we serve and wider society.

  • National Living Wage Employer

    We recognise that paying a living wage is an investment in the long-term prosperity of the economy.

  • 6 weeks paid holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)

    You'll be paid the same rate while you're on holiday as you're normally paid in your job.

  • A day off for your birthday

    Have a day off on us to celebrate your birthday. We can't promise you cake though!

  • Refer a friend scheme

    Help grow our team and benefit from our bonus scheme.

Social Care in Action Vision and Mission

Our vision: To live in a society where everyone is valued, regardless of age or ability

Our mission: We exist to improve individual lives, the communities we serve and wider society.

You can find out more about us here.

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