Care Assistant/ Support Worker

Our Gloucester Branch is looking for skilled Support and Care workers to join our busy Cheltenham team. Shifts in various services are available with the hours you need

Your role

Dean Healthcare's Gloucester branch provides cover to a range of settings, from learning disability homes to mental health centres. If you have a background in Care or Support and are willing to take on training and try new things, then we may be able to offer you flexible working hours in some wonderful services. You can grow your knowledge, gain experience and certificates, and continue providing the high quality care and support you have taken time to develop. You will be offered a range of shifts, either around your existing commitments, or even as a full time role. Often these can end up becoming permanent roles.

Your Duties

You will let your consultant know what hours you want to work- days or nights, long or short shifts, on a weekly basis. Once designated to a setting, you will be provided information and an explanation of what you can expect.

As a standard, you will be competent at providing highly dignified personal care, assistance with moving and handling, nutrition and companionship. You will be enabling the residents to develop skills and take part in enriching activities. You will advocate for their best care and follow care plans and procedures in place to keep them safe and as healthy as possible.

Requirements

  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • A minimum of 9 months paid experience
  • Willing to complete specialist training to meet the needs of the client
  • Driving is desirable- some services including this one are very difficult to reach via public transport
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • All positions are subject to a DBS check and satisfactory references
  • GL-CSGLS01
  • Part-time
  • Care
  • Temporary
  • Days and Nights
  • Hourly £9.50-£11.00
  • Gloucestershire

Benefits and positives

  • Free ongoing training
  • Excellent salary of up to £11 per hour, paid weekly
  • Holiday entitlement
  • Temporary to permanent opportunities
  • Recommend a Friend scheme paying up to £200 per successful referral
  • Local consultant and branch support team
  • Free DBS
  • Free uniform
  • Pension

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