Southwest Vacancies / Plymouth

Support Workers for Lou

Singing in the rain or dancing to the greatest showman, Lou loves musicals and pantomimes. She is also a big fan of Harry Potter so much so she named her kitten Harry.

Location: Plymouth

Position/s: 2 x Support Worker

Salary: £11.00 p.h. plus £70 per sleep

Hours: 2 x 15hrs per week

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 29th May 2023

Ref Code: DL/LS

Essential for this job

This position has a ‘genuine occupational requirement’ covered under the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and therefore only applications from females are requested.


  1. We reward our staff with competitive salaries
  2. We offer an Award Winning Pension Scheme
  3. We have a company sick pay scheme
  4. Excellent annual leave allowance, including top up pay
  5. Critical Illness cover, reassurance when you need it the most
  6. Life Insurance, reassurance for your family when they need it the most
  7. A really good mandatory induction
  8. Ongoing high quality training
  9. Career development opportunities
  10. A real chance to make a difference to someone’s life

Ten reasons to work for Beyond Limits

More about...

As a support worker for Lou you will work hands on supporting her on her continued journey to independence. Lou is in a blossoming relationship but needs support at times to manage her feelings around this. Lou is very sociable, she likes to spend time with her team but she also likes some independent time as well. When supporting Lou you might be hunting out bargains in a charity shop or singing and dancing with her to musicals. Lou has a great sense of humour and so you will be guaranteed some fun and she loves a practical joke. At times she can struggle to manage her feelings and so you will use your skills to provide emotional support, showing patience and kindness when she needs it. Your job will be to provide emotional security and support to Lou to begin to understand and manage her feelings and emotions. There may be times when Lou feels overwhelmed and she can engage in behaviours that are risky. You will need to present confidently, with a calm persona to give Lou the reassurance she needs. Working as part of a small team we can offer you career development, good quality training and a range of company benefits.

Ideally you will:

  • Have some similar to interests to Lou
  • Have a good sense of humour
  • Be a good listener
  • Be self-motivated
  • Be able to think on your feet
  • Be resilient
  • Be committed to the values of inclusion
  • Want to make a real difference to Lou’s life

A DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) Check will be requested in the event of the individual being offered a position with Beyond Limits, the cost of which will be to the employee, however, this will be returned after successful completion of probation period (6 months).

More information

For an informal conversation about this position or to contact us by email please see contact details at the bottom of this page.

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