ILH Support Worker

Care for others, Make a difference.

Come and join our team as a Support Worker.

Working in adult social care, you will make a real difference to people’s lives every day.

What is the role?

Our Independent Living at Home (ILH) team support adults that have learning disabilities, physical disabilities and long-term health conditions.

As a support worker, you’ll not only make an incredible difference to the people you support but you’ll get to enjoy days out, activities and find it hugely rewarding.

Tasks may include providing personal care, medication management, domestic duties, meal preparation, shopping, supporting hobbies and accompanying service users on days out.

You’ll support service users to live the life they choose whether it is from taking a daily walk or watching the football to watching the soaps or attending clubs and all the bits in-between.

See what others think about the role: Zara Cook and Sam Gawler

In return we’ll give you:

  • Hourly rate of £10.18,
  • Paid mileage at 0.45p per mile.
  • Paid Comprehensive Induction, training and mentoring
  • Career Progression through continued learning and development opportunities
  • Enhanced family friendly benefits to include Maternity, Paternity and adoption pay
  • Paid Blue light discount scheme membership
  • Paid company sick pay
  • Paid DBS
  • 28 days Annual leave that increases with length of service
  • Company mobile phone
  • For the complete list of benefits go to: what-we-can-offer-you

You will get to work in an environment that promotes both personal and professional development, supports wellness in the workplace and a good work-life balance.

When and where?

We currently have vacancies for shorter calls of four or five hours, mornings, and evenings as well as 24 hours shifts.  Talk to us about your availability and see if we can find the role for you.

We support people across Herefordshire.  Applicants must possess a driving license.   

What are we looking for?

You don’t need lots of qualifications to start your career in care. All you need is the right values. If you are kind, honest, thoughtful, and could support others with compassion you’re the person we’re looking for.

How do I apply?

For more information or to apply you can contact us in the following ways:

  • Submit your CV to
  • Complete the application form in the downloads below
  • Call HR on 01568 616653
  • Don’t let completing the paperwork put you off – it is a simple form to find out more about you and the basic info we need to get to on board

Please note face to face interviews are subject to COVID19 Health & Safety guidance and safety measures will be in place.

Equality & Diversity

SIL is a member of the Armed Forces Covenant and will interview all veterans and family members of service personnel who meet the essential requirements.  Read more about how we live up to our commitment: Armed Forces Covenant

We are also a Disability Confident Leader; as such we will:

  • Interview applicants with a disability who meet the essential requirements on a person specification
  • Providing an inclusive and accessible recruitment process
  • Making reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process so disabled job applicants have the best opportunity to demonstrate that they can do the job

Read more about how we live up to our commitment: Disability Confident Leader

More about SIL

If you would like to learn more about our services, the work we do and what it’s like to work for SIL please take a look at our videos or find us on facebook


Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

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