Wigan, Greater Manchester
Wales, United Kingdom
£9.00 to £10 per hour
Permanent, Part-time
Job description
Support Worker

Our client is currently seeking Community Support Workers to work throughout Wigan, South Wales and Cornwall to help provide care and support to elderly and vulnerable adults within their own homes.

Their quality care and support services place the individual at the centre of all they do, if you feel you can make a real difference as a Key Worker please apply today!

Support Worker Responsibilities:

· Prompting/Support with personal care and dressing (which could include assistance with intimate personal care).
· Support with light household duties, including laundry, shopping and cleaning, meal preparation.
· Assisting with medication – this could be collecting prescriptions, prompting, or administering medication.
· Accompanying to medical appointments if needed.
· General companionship.

Support Worker Requirements:

They do not ask for any formal qualifications or experience of working in care before, although having previous experience in a similar role would be desirable.

This role requires working with vulnerable individuals as well as delivering personal care and support. Your employment will therefore be subject to appropriate pre-employment checks including references and an Enhanced Disclosure & Baring Service Check.

A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle with 'business use' car insurance is essential to undertake this role.

About our client:

They are an information and advice service that helps navigate individuals through the care system. Working in partnership with councils across the UK, they give advice to those who have to pay for part or all of their care.

What they offer:
· £150 Refer a Friend Scheme (subject to conditions).
· Free uniform and full PPE.
· Paid induction training, including shadowing in the field.
· Family friendly company which offers flexible working.
· Opportunity to complete QCF Qualifications.
· Enhanced Bank Holiday rates.

Location: Wigan, South Wales and Cornwall

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: Various Hours Available

Salary: £9.00 to £10 per hour

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Staff, Senior Support Worker, Young People, Voluntary Sector, Residential Care Worker, Community Development, Challenging Behaviour, Senior Social Care Worker, Community Services, Care Assistant, etc.

Ref: 97215
Posted on: 24 February 2021
Closed date: 25 March 2021
Job ref: 97215
Tags: Support Worker