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We are recruiting activity support workers and senior support workers in our specialist care homes in Kingsthorpe and Duston in Northampton.

You’ll be part of our brilliant and dedicated team who support our service users to achieve their goals and to live their best lives.

Supporting people with acquired brain injury or learning disabilities of all ages, your role is fun, active and varied. You’ll do lots of activities – from personal care to shopping, cooking, gardening, games, taking service users trampolining or even rock-climbing.

Come and join our diverse and supportive team.


  • Profit share bonus scheme
  • Free monthly prize draw
  • Free training during paid-for hours
  • Well-staffed shifts
  • Refer-a friend bonus
  • Time + 1/3 overtime rates
  • Supportive environment
  • Beautiful homes in Kingsthorpe & Duston, Northampton

Care & Activity Support Worker

About you

You have at least 12 months’ care experience, ideally in a residential setting. You value working in a positive, supportive and rewarding environment, helping our service users to live happy and fulfilling lives.

You’re compassionate and positive with a can-do approach. Most-importantly, you’re kind, caring and enthusiastic. You’ll be willing to learn and want the flexibility that working shifts offers. Ideally, you’ll have an NVQ 2 / HSC or equivalent qualification in care, but if not, then we’ll provide free training so that you can achieve this or other qualifications to develop your career.

About the role

As a Care / Activity Support Worker at a Richardson Care home, you’ll support our service users with acquired brain injury or learning disabilities to achieve their goals – however small – and share in their successes. You’ll work with people of all ages and assist with daily living – both in the home and during a range of activities in the community, so no two days will be the same. You’ll join a team of carers in a warm, friendly environment, who are dedicated to providing excellent care.

Location: Kingsthorpe or Duston, Northampton | Full-time; 39hrs per week
Salary: £11.25 to £12.65 per hour + benefits

Senior Support Worker

 About you

You’ll have at least two years’ experience in a supervisory role and NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care. Ideally you’ll also have a full driving licence. You’re well-organised, proactive and have a caring nature. You enjoy working in an independent organisation and the opportunity to make the role your own, and to have a positive impact on the lives of staff and service users.

 Your role

You’ll lead a team of activity support workers at one of our specialist residential care homes. Your responsibilities will include running the shift and allocating tasks to other staff members to ensure that our service users take part in safe, meaningful and enjoyable activities. You will be responsible for administering medication and mentoring junior staff.

Location: Kingsthorpe, Northampton
Salary: £13.69 to £15.39 per hour + benefits, full-time

To apply

Please complete the form on this page, submitting your CV, or email Laura Griffin at with your details. If you would like any more information then please call Laura on 01604 791266 and she will be happy to help.

We are recruiting

Activity support workers – see Activity Support Worker job description

Senior support workers – see Senior Support Worker job description

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T: 01604 791266.

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