Social Care Worker

QCF, 30 AL days, Sick Pay,

Job Title: Social Care Worker Day or Night

Location: Swindon

Contract: Full Time / Part Time / Flexible Working

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Competitive salary plus excellent employee benfits. 

Additional Information: Shift Work; early, late or nights. Do you need more flexibility? We know how hard it can be to find a job to suit personal commitments and that’s why CHOICE CARE is offering number of flexible positions to fit around your needs!! Get in touch to see if we are able to help.

Who are we?

Choice Care is one of the UK’s leading residential care providers for people with learning disabilities, autism and mental health conditions. With over 25 years’ experience, we’re at the forefront of national best practice, with among the highest CQC ratings of any comparable organisation.

What does support worker do?

The role of a support worker is to ensure the people we work with are safe, happy and lead fulfilling lives. Supporting someone with learning disability isn’t just personal care, you could be taking people shopping, cinema, bowling, spending days on trips out and many more activities.

Where would I work?

We have several homes across Swindon, you will have plenty of CHOICEs of homes to choose from, depending on your location.

What experience do I need? 

You don't need to have previous experience to be a good Support Worker. If you are caring, kind and want to work in a job that is genuinely rewarding, this is for you. We will train and mentor you to become a highly skilled professional. We offer all our training in house free of charge and set a career path for you from day one.

Key Elements:

Providing personal care is fundamental - includes bathing, toileting, dressing and help with meals.
All applicants welcome, experienced or not, as we are offering in house free training, clear career pathway and ongoing progression opportunities (full induction consisting of PPE and policies/care plans, training and shadowing)

What we are looking for:

  • Being patient, reliable, flexible, team player, good communicator are key characteristics of a successful Social Care Worker
  • Willing to learn
  • Can do attitude

Key Duties:

  • Providing personal care – including bathing, toileting, dressing and help with feeding
  • Medication administration
  • Assisting and getting involved in Service User’s daily activities, hobbies or outgoings
  • Follow care plan guidance and Company policies and procedures
  • Develop an open, honest and considerate working relationship with Service Users
  • Maintain written daily records
  • Attend and complete trainings, as required

What are the benefits?

  • Learning Academy - Adult Care Worker Level 2 and Lead Adult Care Worker Level 3 qualifications for all staff (after 6 months of employment)
  • Friendly Work Environment
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement - Starting from 22 days plus 8 bank holidays
  • Sick Pay Entitlement
  • Employee Assist Programme - comprehensive health and wellbeing support for staff
  • Christmas Bonus -Vouchers for all staff members
  • Life Insurance
  • Annual Staff Awards - This year each winner received £400 and we had over 30 winners in total
  • Complex In House Training - This includes our Advanced Management Development Programme for managers in the making and our Foundation Management Development Programme for Rising Stars (seniors, Team leads)
  • Paid Day Off for your Birthday
  • Free Monthly Prize Draw All frontline care colleagues are automatically entered into a monthly prize draw that will see three winners (picked at random) get £500 each, tax-free
  • Blue Light Card Eligibility.

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1.  Have you been Vaccinated against Covid-19?
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