Support Worker - Days & Waking Nights

Posted 21 December 2021
SalaryUp to £12.46 per hour
LocationTaunton
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupport Worker Jobs
ReferenceTAUCC-PSN-TAUN-DEC21
ContactNorth Devon Somerset Complex

Job description

At Newcross, we believe everyone deserves the right to receive care in their own home - join us as a Support Worker!

As a Support Worker in Taunton, Bridgwater, Wellington and the surroundings, you’ll be providing support and assistance to enable the people in your care to live their life and make the most of each day. Your duties will be varied including assisting with personal care tasks, feeding and PEG care, clinical requirements, making up beds, meal preparation, social activities and any additional tasks required. You will become part of a small health and social care team working in the homes of our service users.

Shift patterns: waking nights and 12-hour day shifts.

Additional opportunities are available to work in ventilation, epilepsy and tracheostomy care.

Why join us?

  • An hourly rate of up to £12.46 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

Enjoy Flexi Pay!

Get instant access to up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts, even on weekends and bank holidays! This exclusive Flexi Pay perk is available through our app, HealthForceGo.

About you

You’ll be an empathetic and compassionate Support Worker, with at least 3 months experience of caring professionally or for a loved one. You’ll be comfortable assisting clients with limited mobility and hold a valid Moving and Handling certificate. You’ll be fuelled by your desire to make a real difference to the lives of people in need. Access to your own vehicle is desirable but not required. The right to work in the UK is essential.

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. 

 Apply now and start within a week!