Care Support Worker
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Horsham, West Sussex, United Kingdom
1d ago
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Care Support Worker

Locations available : Various across West Sussex

Rate : £9.00 - £11.00 per hour

Job Type : zero hour

Sector : Health and Social Care

Hours available : Between 8am and 9pm weekdays and weekends

Here at TuVida (previously Carers Trust) we have an amazing opportunity for a Care Support Worker to join us in the West Sussex area.

We are looking for someone who has a strong work ethic and positive attitude towards working in the health and social care industry.

We want someone who is professional, but more importantly approachable and amiable.

TuVida are committed to the safeguarding of our staff and clients. All positions will be subject to an enhanced DBS and satisfactory references

What you will be doing as a care support worker :

To provide support and assistance to carers and people with care needs. This will involve the provision of personal and social care, respecting confidentiality at all times within an equal opportunities framework.

To undertake the tasks specified in the support plan which may include the following personal and social care tasks :

  • bathing in bed / bathroom / chair to include all aspects of personal hygiene
  • assistance with management of continence of bladder and bowel
  • assistance with dressing and undressing, getting up in the morning and going to bed
  • assistance with mobility and transfers
  • assistance with feeding
  • administration of medication
  • assistance with therapeutic programmes for rehabilitation and development as agreed with appropriate clinical professionals
  • ensuring a safe environment for those who need constant supervision and help in accordance with Carers Trust policies, such as, Health and Safety Policy and Challenging Behaviour Policy
  • care of pressure areas and prevention of sores
  • provision of emotional support to the person with care needs and their carer(s) as part of the caring team
  • domestic duties that are part of the care pack
  • Why work for TuVida?

    We are a forward thinking, growing charity who are constantly taking on new services but also looking at ways to improve existing services.

    We work directly with over 1000 carers and the people they care for in their homes, and many more through group activities and advice and guidance.

    Supporting people of all ages and disabilities with the essential support they need including; , providing carers with essential breaks from the stresses of caring, personal care services in the home and domestic support.

  • Flexible working patterns to suit your lifestyle
  • 25p per mile paid for fuel
  • A fully paid DBS check
  • Mandatory and enhancement training
  • Access to your own online roster
  • We provide 'One to one' and group support to all our Carers (we listen)
  • A role that offers further career opportunities and qualifications (Diplomas)
  • Work mobile phone, equipped with work email
  • Employee assistance programme which gives advice and support with work or personal issues
  • Pay structure

    Basic Rate (Monday Friday 09.00 18.00) £9.00ph

    Evenings Nights (Mon Fri 18.00hrs 09.00 hrs) £9.50ph

    Weekend (Fri 18.00hrs Mon 09.00hrs) £10.50ph

    Bank Holidays (00.00hrs 24.00hrs on day of B / H) £11.00 ph plus Time Off In Lieu (at day rate) for hrs worked

    Role : Care Support Worker

    Job Type : Permanent

    Location : Horsham, West Sussex,

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