Care and Support Worker (Long Term Accommodation)

£10.00 -10.40 per hour (£12.50 - £13.00 weekend hours) rising to £10.50- £10.92 per hour (£13.13 - £13.65 weekend hours) from January 2022
Role type:
Part Time, All Year Post, Full Time
16-37hrs weekly, 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
All year post
Closing Date:
Job Details:

National Star College is a specialist further education college for young adults aged 16-25 years with complex physical and learning disabilities.  Our staff team is a community of people dedicated to supporting our students to achieve their aspirations.

We have just agreed a salary increase of 5% across all our jobs from January 2022 to recognise the commitment and dedication of our staff.

All new staff joining National Star will also be eligible to receive a welcome bonus of up to £250 (pro-rata) upon successful completion of their probation.


National Star are looking for person centred, dynamic and proactive Care Facilitators to support residents with physical and learning disabilities at our residential home, Foundation House, in Gloucester.

As a Facilitator you will provide high standards of support for our residents with their personal care, therapy, social and work activities. You will be self-motivated and able to use your initiative and demonstrate a positive attitude towards the aspirations of adults with disabilities.

We currently have full and part time roles available as well as bank roles. Based at our long term living facility you will be required to work early morning, day and evening shifts as well as some weekends.

Please note that for the bank positions you will be required to be flexible to cover a variety of hours and shifts and may need to travel to our other sites. For the bank role previous experience and qualifications in Health and Social Care will be required.

Excellent induction and ongoing training will be provided and you will have the chance to shape the progression and care of our residents at our high quality provision.

If you are interested in joining our team, please use the link to complete your application.  If you have any questions or prefer to send your cv please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Recruitment Team on 01242 527631.ext 3203.

The salary for this role will be £10.00 -10.40 per hour  (£12.50 - £13.00 weekend hours) rising to £10.50- £10.92 per hour (£13.13 - £13.65 weekend hours) from January 2022

Important Information

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2012 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system, please call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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