Community Support Worker

Posted 15 September 2022
SalaryUp to £17.81 per hour
LocationYeovil
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupport Worker Jobs
ReferenceYEOCC-SW-Yeo-SEP22-4
ReferralA/52/217
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

YEOCC-SW-Yeo

Will you be a Community Support Worker who makes a difference?

Newcross give you more support and free training to make a rewarding difference to people’s lives every day. In client’s home Yeovil, Crewkerne area. This Community Support Worker role pays an hourly rate of up to £17.81 per hour, including holiday pay. Generous bonuses when you introduce new carers and nurses to Newcross Healthcare!

You make a huge difference. We give you a different level of support

Our people and technology help you make a difference to people’s lives and wellbeing every day

  • Same day pay with FlexiPay: get instant access to up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts even on weekends and bank holidays
  • Wellbeing support: MyHealthPlan gives you healthcare and mental health support and access to in-app virtual appointments with NHS registered GPs
  • Excellent hourly rates – get market-leading basic rates and out of hours top-ups. We are an accredited Living Wage Employer.
  • Long-term bookings: regular hours caring for the same individuals
  • Make your working life easy and efficient: with our HealthForceGo app
  • Free unlimited training: access Newcross World, our app-based learning platform for carers and nurses with over 400 free courses
  • £500 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £500 when you introduce a friend or family member
  • Free welcome gift box and Newcross Healthcare uniform when you join
  • Perks at Work: benefitting from over 30,000 exclusive deals and discounts for your favourite brands across 20 categories including, groceries, fashion, electronics and more

Make a difference to an individual's life

In this role, you will be supporting a service user who is diagnosed with PTSD, Personality Disorder and has lower left limb paralysis. It will be your responsibility to enable her to access the community, help with her weekly shopping and staying within her budget. Additional tasks will include assisting with catheter care if required and providing emotional support.

Our service user enjoys being outside doing various activities such as going to the gym, swimming, going to church on a Sunday and going out for lunch. She uses a wheelchair when out in the community and has a ceiling track hoist in her bedroom but she prefers to hoist herself into bed with both carers close by.

This care package is for 2:1 support (due to moving and handling requirements), so you will not be alone

Shifts: 10:00-20:00 Mon-Sun.

As a Community Support Worker you’ll bring

You have an ability to develop relationships with people and are adept at managing challenging situations. You combine a good knowledge of equipment and a talent for dealing with the specific circumstances and needs of each individual’s life.

  • Passion, patience and understanding
  • A desire to make a real difference to the lives of people in need.
  • At least 3 months experience of caring professionally or for a loved one in the UK
  • Comfortable assisting clients with limited mobility
  • A valid Moving and Handling certificate.
  • The right to work in the UK

Helping Britain get the care service it deserves

At Newcross Healthcare we celebrate the best nurses and carers – and do all we can to make your life easier and more rewarding. We provide better support and technology to make your life easier and work more efficient, supporting you to do what you do best. Newcross offer work that fits around your personal commitments and location, combined with cutting-edge learning and development. We’re here to create 360º plans built around the individuals we care for, that take in every aspect of their needs and circumstances - managing their specialist clinical care needs safely and in a more personal way. Join us to make a real difference today.

Apply today and you can start within a week!