Support Worker - Personal Home Carer

Posted 27 December 2021
SalaryUp to £15.46 per hour
LocationPlymouth
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSupport Worker Jobs
ReferenceSODCC-SW-Ply-JAN22
ContactSouth Devon Complex South Devon Complex

Job description

Could you be our next caregiving hero?

As a Support Worker in Plymouth and the surrounding area, 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. In this role, you'll be working alongside a small health and social care team in the homes of our service users. Your duties will be varied, with some healthcare support needed, while you may also be required to assist with trips out in the community, eating, shopping, social activities, appointments and day-to-day tasks such as money management and dressing.

Experience in paediatric care, autism, challenging behaviour and de-escalation would be advantageous.

Do you meet the requirements?

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 living with complex healthcare needs. 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.

Make the most of

  • Salary of up to £15.46 per hour, including holiday pay
  • Instant pay with Flexi Pay
  • Fixed hours on a rota basis so you can plan ahead
  • Free, ongoing clinical training to support you in your career
  • Care for the caregiver with exclusive access to appointments and advice from NHS-registered GPs via a Virtual GP app and mental health support
  • Free DBS and uniform

Enjoy Flexi Pay!

Flexi Pay is our easy to use app feature that allows you to instantly access up to 50% of the value of your completed shifts, even on weekends and bank holidays! Simply download our app, HealthForceGo to access it.

Apply now and you can start within a week!