Support Worker

Recruiter
Randstad Care
Location
Southampton
Salary
£7.58 - £9.00/hour
Posted
13 Jun 2017
Closes
13 Jul 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Part Time
Are you a passionate Support Worker seeking a fun and rewarding position within the Health and Social Care industry? Have you never worked in Social care before but you're looking for a change and to gain experience within a Caring environment? We are currently seeking kind hearted, passionate people to work within Residential Care homes in and around the Southampton area to accomplish giving vulnerable adults an exceptional quality of life and support. The rate of pay for these positions is £7.50-9.00 per hour.

You will be joining a thriving, friendly team and be supported to grow within your position. Within this role there are fantastic training opportunities if desired. These vacancies are both full time and part time! There are both day and night shifts available. These vacancies are typically on a 13 week Temporary to Permanent basis.

Your Benefits with our Support Worker positions:

* Weekly pay
* 28 days annual leave entitlement
* Easy online time sheet system to submit you hours
* Enrolment into our pensions scheme
* Support from experienced Randstad Care consultants
* Access to an Out of hours team enabling us to support you 24/7
* First pick of shifts as our agency is the preferred supplier for several major care companies in the UK
* Access to over 25 e-learning courses and practical training with no cost to you
* Unlimited £200 Love2Shop Refer a friend scheme* T&C's apply
* Access to the DBS online subscription service, ensuring you never have to do a DBS again!

Your responsibilities within these positions:

* Supporting Service users with their daily routines
* Referring to individual care plans to ensure the best and correct care is provided
* One to one and group work with service users
* Accompanying Service users on day trips such as; Shopping, swimming and eating out to encourage their social skills and physical activity
* Supporting service users with their medication
* Encouraging service users independence
* Assisting service users with mobility equipment
* Manual handling and personal care
* Actively promote a responsible caring attitude at all times, treating all service users with dignity and respect

Requirements for our Support Worker positions:

* You will need to be able to stay calm within potentially stressful situations
* Be able to maintain a relaxed and professional manor at all times
* Have good communication skills
* Feel comfortable 'thinking on your feet'
* Some previous care experience desired but is not essential
* Feel comfortable creating activities within an indoor setting and also feel comfortable supporting service users out in the community e.g eating out and shopping.

The first stage of our Registration process is to have an initial chat over the telephone to discuss the above positions in more detail and arrange a meeting within our Randstad Care branch. If you would like to apply or you would like to know more, please apply for this position, email or call Elizabeth directly on (Apply online only).

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing