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Support Worker

Employer
My Care My Home
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Support Worker

Job Type: Full and Part Time positions available.

Location: Caerphilly

Salary: £9.00 - £9.50 per hour

Is this your time to shine?

My Care My Home have exciting opportunities within the Caerphilly area for Community Support Workers.

These areas include - Newbridge, Risca, Crumlin, Blackwood, Pontllanfraith, Crosskeys, Wattsville and Ynysddu.

You will be working with our knowledgeable and passionate team providing an essential role within our outcome focused services, delivering care to elderly and vulnerable adults within their own homes.

If you would like to be part of this amazing service, including working with an exceptional branch management team and colleagues then please read on!

About the role:

We have a variety of hours available to suit your lifestyle (days, evenings, and weekends); with working patterns between the times of 7.00am to 3.00pm and 3.00pm to 10.00pm.

Depending on your availability, we can offer part-time and full-time contracts with the option of extra bank hours.

This is a domiciliary care role, which may include sits; you will make calls to service users throughout your shift and you must be prepared to travel within the service catchment area and work every other weekend or 1 day each weekend.

A full driving licence and access to your own vehicle with 'business use' car insurance is essential to undertake this role. However, we can also offer Community Support Worker roles to non-drivers, dependant on the area in which you live.

Duties include:
  • 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.

What can we offer you?
  • Rate of pay: £9.00 per hour (weekdays), £9.50 per hour (weekends) - with enhanced Bank Holiday rates.
  • Paid travel time and mileage allowance for cars and bikes.
  • Free enhanced DBS check.
  • £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.
  • Employee assistance programme, providing emotional and wellbeing support.
  • Opportunity to complete Health & Social Care Qualifications and excellent development/promotion opportunities.

Do I need previous experience?

We do not ask for any formal qualifications or previous experience of working within the care sector previously, however this would be advantageous.

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for My Care My Home, then please do not hesitate in applying.

As part of the pre-employment process for this role an enhanced DBS check will be actioned.
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