Care Worker

Job Ref: CAREBRIS8
Occupation: Homecare
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 29 June 2022
  • Horfield, Bristol, UK Horfield Bristol GBR BS10 5AA
  • Gary Russell
  • £10.50 - £11 per Hour
  • HOUR
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Branch Name: Bristol

Role: Care Worker

Rates: Up to £11ph + 35p per mile

Shifts: 7am - 2pm Or 4pm- 10pm

Location: Horfield

Benefits:

  • Access to Care4Carers - our support service to help support your mental health and wellbeing and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
  • Access to Care Friends - gain points every time you refer a like-minded friend or family member.
  • Fully supported training - Our Homecare team will provide full training for the role. You'll attend one of our assessment centres and be shadowed by some of our most experienced care workers so that you can gain first-hand experience of the role.
  • Control - Take control of your career with flexible or contracted hours with regular service users.
  • On-going support and development - grow your career with Medacs Healthcare with our career paths.
  • Holiday pay
  • Free DBS

We are looking for individuals who show empathy, patience, consideration, passion and dedication. You don't need to have any previous experience in home care; your personality is so much more important in a role like this. Homecare opportunities are diverse and provide a wide range of career opportunities regardless of your experience level, full training and support will be provided at every stage of your career to ensure you have the skills needed for the role.

This is an ideal role if you want to progress your career around your family and home commitments. Working and driving your career forwards alongside other responsibilities is no easy task, but with flexible shifts and excellent career prospects, this is a perfect way to achieve your goals.

As a Care Worker, your cheerful and friendly personality will go a long way, as will your kind words of support and encouragement. Providing vital care and support to vulnerable people within their own homes when they need it most really draws upon your natural, personal skills such as empathy, patience, consideration and passion much more than your academic expertise.

General key skills

As a Care Worker, you will have:

  • Empathy and understanding
  • Compassion and a caring nature
  • A warm and friendly personality
  • A passion for good conversation
  • Quick thinking abilities
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • A systematic approach to tasks
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • The ability to work well and under pressure
  • A flexible attitude
  • A desire to improve and develop knowledge and skills
  • Active listening skills

Main Duties/Responsibilities

As a Homecare Care Worker your duties could include:

  • Regular duties of meal preparation, medication assistance, laundry and cleaning, bathing, grooming and toileting.
  • Preventing loneliness and isolation through listening, understanding and interacting, providing companionship and conversation.
  • Promoting dignity and independence with encouragement and assistance
  • Encouragement and gentle persuasions towards better health, such as taking medication, gentle exercise and drinking fluids
  • Providing guidance for staying safe, keeping warm or cool in changing climates

Qualifications/Licenses/Certifications

Essential

  • You will need to pass an enhanced background check.
  • References that cover the last two years. They can be either employment, professional, academic or written from the Job Centre/Benefits Office

If you have a passion for good conversation and a warm and friendly demeanour, then you're ready for a role in care. Apply today.

Or contact Gary for an informal chat

Email : gary.russell@medacs.com

Phone : 07435944194 Or 0117 950 6027

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