Children's Support Worker - Days/Nights

Posted 21 December 2021
SalaryUp to £16.23 per hour
LocationYeovil
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupport Worker Jobs
ReferenceYEOCC-SW1-YEOV-DEC21
ReferralA/52/217
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

Do you have experience of caring for individuals with complex needs?

Join our close-knit health and social care team as a Support Worker in Yeovil and the surroundings, where you will deliver outstanding care in the homes of vulnerable children. Your day-to-day duties will include assisting with personal care, making up beds, meal preparation, feeding and PEG care, clinical needs, social activities and any other services required.

Experience in Airway Management, Tracheostomy and PEG feeding is desirable, but full training and induction will be provided.

Shifts: days and nights.

You will need

You’ll already have a minimum of 3 months experience under your belt and hold a valid Moving and Handling certificate. We do also accept candidates with experience of caring for a loved one. The right to work in the UK is a must. Access to your own mode of transport would be beneficial. As well as excellence in care, we also need you to demonstrate our core values of positivity, trustworthiness, respectfulness, understanding, kindness, and calmness on every shift.

Does this sound like you? Joining Newcross has many benefits. You’ll be working for one of the UK’s leading independent healthcare providers and joining a supportive community of like-minded individuals who love nothing more than helping others.

Please note: To work in a care home in England from 11 November 2021, the post holder is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless clinically exempt. 

Perks at Newcross

  • An hourly rate of up to £16.23, including holiday pay
  • The ability to get paid instantly
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis
  • Access to Newcross World, where you can develop your skills and unlock new opportunities in the care sector
  • Access to appointments with NHS-registered GPs through a Virtual GP app
  • Face to face and telephone counselling to help you when life gets tough
  • Free DBS and uniform

Flexi Pay!

With the Flexi Pay feature on our app, HealthForceGo, you have the option to immediately access up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts! Weekends and bank holidays are included.

 Apply now and start within a week!