Care and Support Worker - Frome

Care and Support Worker - Frome Frome, England

Candlelight Care
Full Time Frome, England 10 - 11.1 GBP HOURLY Today
Job description

Care Support Worker

Job Type(s): Full and part time positions available

Salary: £10 rising to £11 per hour after probationary period (3 months)

We currently have opportunities for both full and part-time Care and Support Workers or Care Professionals in Frome and the surrounding areas. We have availability between 7am-2pm, 4pm-10pm, and alternate weekends.

What we can offer you:

  • £300 welcome bonus (paid via referral app)
  • Competitive mileage and travel time
  • Full and ongoing training + Career progression
  • Care Friends Referral and bonus scheme
  • Smart Phone
  • 28 days pro-rata Annual Leave
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Workplace Pension (subject to conditions)
  • Uniform and Full PPE for all staff to protect staff and clients
  • Rewarding work that allows you to have a meaningful impact on others

Key Responsibilities of a Care Support Worker:

  • Getting to know your clients, and their interests and needs
  • Giving emotional and practical support to your clients
  • Assisting with personal care (washing, toileting, dressing) domestic household tasks and food preparation.
  • Assisting with medication, use of mobility aids and personal equipment where required.
  • To report to the registered manager any significant changes in the health or circumstances of a client.
  • To encourage and enable our clients to remain as independent as possible whilst acting in their best interests and protecting and safeguarding their wellbeing.
  • Clearly record all care notes on a handheld device after each visit.

Desirable Attributes:

  • Sensitivity and understanding
  • The ability to work well with others
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • The ability to accept criticism and work well under pressure
  • To be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • A desire to help people

If this sounds appealing to you, and you fancy joining a company that has been caring for people of all ages in their own homes for 35 years, as well as being recognised as a Top 20 Recommended Home Care Group in the UK for 2019, 2020 and 2022 by, what are you waiting for?

Candlelight Care is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital or civil partner status or pregnancy and maternity. We therefore positively encourage applications from all suitably qualified and eligible job applicants.

Care and Support Worker - Frome
Candlelight Care
Glastonbury, United Kingdom
Peter Lugg
Unknown / Non-Applicable
51 to 200 Employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
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