Support Worker / Care Assistant

Job Type:
Permanent
Job Sector:
Health, Safety
Region:
Europe
Location:
Stevenage
Salary:
£8.21 to £12 per hour
Salary Description:
�8.21 - 12.00 per hour
Posted:
26/03/2019
Recruiter:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Job Ref:
H/SupWCa

Support Worker / Care Assistant

Location: Stevenage

Salary: �8.21 up to �12 per hour

Hours: Flexible shift patterns - days, nights or both. Long shifts, morning or evening shifts

Our client are currently looking for dedicated, motivated and caring individuals that are looking for a rewarding role in social care. They have permanent positions across Stevenage and surrounding towns, whether in home care or in a care home setting.

They work with over 550 adult care providers across Hertfordshire. This ranges from supporting individuals with dementia, learning disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health, sensory impairment and support for the elderly. With such variety, they will be able to match you to the perfect permanent job for you!

Responsibilities of the Support Worker / Care Assistant:

* Taking individuals out into the community to do day to day activities of the clients choosing
* Supporting individuals to develop skills to improve their independence - e.g. social skills, meal preparation, own personal care, employability skills.
* Providing personal care - e.g. supporting to use the toilet, or with bathing and dressing, supporting to eat.
* Updating care plans regularly when providing care and support and providing person-centred care in line with individual care plans
* Administering medication or prompting individuals to take their own medications
* Socialising with the individuals you support and building professional relationships
* Maintaining contact with family members, other team members and healthcare professionals
* Always providing person centred care treating individuals with dignity and respect

Requirements of the Support Worker / Care Assistant:

* Want a rewarding role where you go home after each shift feeing happy that you've had a positive impact on somebody's day
* Have excellent communication skills face to face and written
* Are looking for a challenging role, where every day is different
* Are open minded, have a caring nature, a good listener, and problem solver
* May or may not drive

Benefits of becoming the Support Worker / Care Assistant:

* Free training and qualifications
* Career progression - start as a care assistant or support worker and work towards senior care assistant / key support worker, supervisor, team leader, training team and management
* Pension, holiday pay and sick pay (varied depending on role applied for)
* Supported management and leadership
* In-depth inductions to your new role
* Continued support once started in your new role
* Pay scale starting from �8.21 up to �12 for care assistant/support worker level and more for senior/team leader positions
* Contracts including full time, part time and 0 hour, or apprenticeships
* Flexible shift patterns - days, nights or both. Long shifts, morning or evening shifts.

If you feel you meet the above criteria of this Support Worker / Care Assistant role then please apply now!

Contact Details:
TalentSpa Recuitment
Tel: 0844 8700 926
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