Care / Support Worker
Company: UNITY IN CARE LTD
Career level: INEXPERIENCED OR EXPERIENCED
Education level: VOCATIONAL (e.g QCF (NVQ) 2/3)
Salary: Depending on qualifications and experience
Aim: To provide a high quality of service that ‘enhances’ our clients lives and that continuity of care is delivered. To provide a reliable, caring and sensitive service – assisting clients to remain living with their own homes and the community. Ensuring our service is professional, safe, of high standards and client focused.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
The key duties of this post are:
- To provide a service of care to clients which enables them to lead as independent a lifestyle as possible, ensuring that sensitivity, privacy and dignity is maintained at all times
- All aspects of personal care; preparing and serving meals; assistance to get in and out of bed
- Sitting service, live-in, waking nights, sleep ins or daily calls
- Working with client in the community
- To be flexible when emergencies arise
- To ensure that you attend regular supervisions, training and appraisals
- To be able to work as part of a team
This job description indicates the main duties and responsibilities of the role. It is not intended as an exhaustive list.
This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference in your community and to other peoples lives; with benefits of free training – including RQF; good rates of pay; uniforms and equipment; private medical support; A supportive, warm, helpful and friendly team. This role will be subject to an enhanced police check and references being conducted.
Business working hours (domiciliary calls) are between 7.00am to 9.30pm, with some time off during the day; Waking nights between 9.00pm to 8.00am. Must be willing to work some weekends. You can choose to work part time or full time to suit your needs.
We are a leading provider of homecare in Farnborough. We cover all clients groups from children through to the elderly. Those with physical, learning disability and mental ill health. Those in need of a short time of support, as well as long term packages of care, as well as palliative care and live in care. We currently provide cover to the following areas Aldershot, Camberley, Frimley, Farnborough, Fleet, Church Crookham, Yateley, Farnham and Blackwater. For further information on our company please visit our website https://www.unityincareltd.co.uk
You need to be a positive, pro-active, caring, committed, honest, and reliable, able to work on your own or 2 to 1. To enjoy working with people, the willingness to learn and be guided, a people person and to engage with our clients. Experience is not essential as training, support and supervision will be given. If possible use of your own transport. You would either have an NVQ/RQF level 2 or 3 (or be willing to complete an RQF level 2 or 3 Health & Social Care).
If you require more information or to arrange an interview, call Beverley or Julie on 01252 544423 or 0785 0092991.