Our client is looking to recruit candidates to work as Community Care / Support Worker capacity. Previous experience in healthcare would be great , however full training is provided so if you are looking for your first role within the sector this could be a great opportunity.
You will be working within the community, offering great levels of care and support to the elderly in their own homes.
Enhanced bank holiday rates
Bonus / incentive scheme
Ongoing support and training including NVQS and management development programmes
Company events and incentives
Duties will include:
All aspects of personal hygiene, cleaning and bathing when needed as well as helping with getting dressed etc
Preparing meals and drinks as well as administering medicine, after being trained to do this
Taking clients to doctors appointments, shopping and other places as and when requested
Ensuring the client is comfortable and as happy as can be
Building relationships with them so you can act as a companion they can trust in and be on hand for support
You will have the following skills / experience:
Ideally full UK driving license and own transport. However non drivers would be considered if they have the right attitude and happy to work on the walker routes.
Ideally previous healthcare / community care / support worker or other relevant experience though not essential as full ongoing training will be given
A genuine and sensitive personality, interested in working with the elderly and able to offer great levels of customer service
Reliable, hardworking and committed to work and your career
Friendly and outgoing, able to remain calm and patient when under pressure
Shifts are 7am-2pm and 4pm-10pm normally and some flexibility on this, there is a requirement to work every other weekend or at least one day every week. Can be discussed upon application
Please submit your CV for immediate response.
Job Type: Permanent
Salary: £10.25-£10.50 per hour
Monday to Friday
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